Burn Rate of PPE in Illinois Will Be in the Millions of Items over 10 days

Burn Rate of PPE in Illinois Will Be in the Millions of Items over 10 days

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) stocks are precious in Illinois. It’s being used in hospitals to protect nurses and doctors as they treat COVID-19 patients. First responders need it as they work with the public and nursing home staff uses them when caring for elderly residents.

Governor JB Pritzker says over the peak 10-day period coming for the state’s healthcare system millions of items will be consumed.

The state reported more than 1200 new cases on Monday along with 73 additional deaths. That brings the total number of cases in Illinois to 13,549 and the death toll to 380.

Pritzker says the state has ordered 10 million N95 masks, 14 million KN95 masks, 29 million other medical masks along with 22 million gloves. There are millions more masks, gowns and other items under order or being delivered too.

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