COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Illinois At Highest Level

The number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital in Illinois has set a record. State Health Director Doctor Ngozi Ezike says a majority of those hospitalized are not vaccinated. As of Sunday, close to four thousand people who tested positive were admitted to a hospital statewide. That is the most since December of 2020. Eight out of eleven regions in the state have less than 30 ICU beds available.