New COVID-19 hospitalizations set a record today

Missouri hospitalizations set a pandemic record today.  The state health department report s more than 2,700 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19.

State records also show ICU admissions have increased considerably since the beginning of November.   

But hospital officials report there’s still room.  Thirty-four percent of the state’s inpatient beds are available, with 29% of ICU beds currently unused.