Share this with FacebookShare this with TwitterShare this with LinkedInEmail this pagePrint this page NBC Nightly News: Coronavirus hospitalizations at peak in at least 16 states October 20, 2020 At least 16 states across the country are seeing record cases of COVID-19 hospitalizations, including Kansas and Missouri. NBC Nightly News talked to one patient with the virus at Saint Luke's South Hospital about why it's important to stay vigilant. Watch the full story below. Related Content KSHB: Local hospitals face capacity issues due to COVID-19 Kansas City-area hospitals are reporting a rise in COVID-19 patients, leading to some capacity issues. KSHB talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about how Saint Luke's is dealing with the high volumes. Associated Press: Hospitalizations at new high, positivity rate up in Missouri The number of people hospitalized for the coronavirus in Missouri reached a record high Thursday. AP News talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about how Saint Luke's rural hospitals are seeing surges just as much as the metropolitan hospitals. KMBC: Push is on for people to get flu shots as pandemic continues As COVID hospitalizations continue to rise across the KC area, KMBC talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about why the flu shot and testing are even more important this flu season.