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COVID-19 patients and ICU bed and ventilator use continues to decline at hospital systems serving Evanston.
COVID-19 Patients peaked around May 3 through May 5 at NorthShore University HealthSystem and a week or two earlier at AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston.
COVID-19 patients at NorthShore University HealthSystem Glenbrook and Evanston Hospitals continued to fall sharply during the past several weeks. COVID-19 patients were 63 on Friday, June 5, down from 99 on May 22, and 157 on May 8. These figures are the mid-point of a range for a 48-hour period on these dates. Patients in ICU beds and on ventilators also declined. Use of ICU beds and ventilators remains well below total capacity.
COVID-19 patients at AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital fell to 23 yesterday, June 4, from 43 two weeks ago. Patients on ventilators fell to 3 from 10 two weeks ago. The number of patients in ICU beds was unavailable.