Gov. J.B. Pritzker again pleaded with Illinoisans on Tuesday to stay home and not gather for Thanksgiving.
During his daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, Pritzker said Illinois hospitals are already taxed and we can’t afford to make things worse.
“The doctors are asking all of us to skip the big group dinner this year,” Pritzker said. “The vaccines that seem to be on the horizon can’t help you if you get sick now.”
As of Monday night, over 61-hundred patients were in the hospital with COVID-19, with about 12-hundred of those in the intensive care