Illinois Restaurant Association President Sam Toia: ‘We are one of three states in the country to be completely shut down’

Bob Sirott

OAK PARK, ILLINOIS – MARCH 20: A closed restaurant in downtown Oak Park is shown after a “shelter in place” order was given to residents to slow the spread of the COV-19 virus on March 20, 2020 in Oak Park,Illinois. Oak Park has issued a “shelter-in-place” order as of 12:01 a.m. Friday, after two emergency room physicians at Rush Oak Park Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 and Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to issue the same for the entire state starting Saturday. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois restaurants have currently been closed for more than 75 days straight. Sam Toia, President of the Illinois Restaurant Association, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the latest stats on how Illinois restaurants are doing and the calling for reopening of indoor dining.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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