COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients at Highest Level in Nearly a Year

COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients at Highest Level in Nearly a Year

SPRINGFIELD (IOCI RADIO) – The number of COVID-19 patients in Illinois hospitals is at it’s highest lvel in nearly a year.

As of Sunday night, there were 3,960 people admitted with Covid, the most since December 31, 2020. Of those in the hospital, 811 were in the ICU and 432 were on ventilators. In an interview last week, state public health director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said there’s a common denominator among the patients.

Eight of of 11 regions of the state have less than 30 ICU beds available.

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