Illinois reports lowest number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in nearly 3 months

CHICAGO — The state of Illinois is reporting its lowest number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in nearly three months, according to new state data released Monday.

There are currently 1,198 people hospitalized with COVID-19 related illness, the fewest amount of hospitalized patients since August 3.

There were 1,565 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 reported Monday, along with eight additional deaths.

Currently, 64 percent of eligible Illinois residents are now fully vaccinated, with 81 percent of eligible residents having received at least one dose.

Chicago News