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Monday, August 23, 2021

Today’s headlines:

  • The percentage of available intensive care beds has dropped below 20% in Illinois, as the number of COVID hospitalizations continues to rise.

  • A pediatric hospitalist at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria says a recent spike in childhood respiratory illnesses has her worried.

  • A shooting in Champaign’s Campustown left a young man critically injured over the weekend.

In today’s deep dive, the third and final story in a series about sexual misconduct at Covenant Fellowship Church in Urbana.

Reporting today contributed by Christine Herman, Tim Shelley, Reginald Hardwick, Esther Yoon-Ji Kang and Susie An.

COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving story, and we are working hard to bring you the most up-to-date information. We recommend checking the Coronavirus Information Center for the most recent numbers and guidance.

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Brian Moline

Brian Moline

Brian Moline is the Managing Editor of Illinois Newsroom and host of Morning Edition for Illinois Public Media/WILL. He's been with WILL since 2015, after a long stint at WDWS-AM in Champaign where he covered both news and sports for more than a decade. If you have story or interview ideas, you can reach Brian at bmoline@illinois.edu.

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