CHICAGO (WREX) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker says the state has received some ventilators from California to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Pritzker says Illinois received 100 ventilators from California to go along with the 450 ventilators the state has already received from the federal government.
But, Gov. Pritzker says the state has requested an additional 3,620 ventilators from the federal government.
As of April 6, the state says 57.1 percent of ventilators are available, 1,593 of 2,791.
|TOTAL VENTILATOR USAGE (STATEWIDE)||AS OF APRIL 6|
|In use by COVID patients||821|
|In use by non-COVID patients||377|
|Percent of vents available||57%|