As of late Sunday, Illinois had 1,367 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, a decrease of 67 patients from Friday’s update. Of those, 144 were in intensive care units, and 48 were on ventilators.
The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that 42 counties in the state are considered “high” risk for COVID-19, the same number as a week ago. An additional 39 counties are at the “medium” risk level, a decrease of nine from last week.
The state's COVID-19 case rate is down by 23% compared to the start of August