U.S. regulators have authorized updated COVID-19 boosters, the first to directly target today’s most common omicron strain
As of late Sunday, Illinois had 1,331 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Of those, 146 were in intensive care units, and 50 were on ventilators.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that 33 counties in the state are considered “high” risk for COVID-19, a decrease of nine counties from a week ago. An additional 48 counties are at the “medium” risk level, an increase of nine from last week.