IDPH: No ICU beds available in Southern Illinois
9/14/2021 | 12:00 p.m.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is now reporting zero ICU beds are available to be staffed in Region 5 of their COVID-19 mitigation measures.
Over the past two months, ICU bed availability has shown a slow decrease in Southern Illinois, and has stabilized over the past few weeks.
Region 5 includes most all of Southern Illinois, including both Franklin and Williamson counties. Southern Illinois has the lowest ICU bed availability and highest positivity rate in the entire state.