Governor Inslee made it clear the statewide indoor mask mandate will be ending soon.
Forecasts predict Washington hospitals will be completely overwhelmed with over 3,800 COVID patients by February.
Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends boosters for all as new cases start to rise again across the United States.
In an discussion on Tuesday, Dr. Fauci said the United States can avoid a sixth wave through vaccination.
New COVID cases are down to early August levels in Washington, but concern is growing more people need boosters.
New case rates continue to decline statewide three weeks after the vaccinate mandate deadline passed.
COVID cases are dropping statewide 2-1/2 weeks after the vaccine mandate deadline.
Washington healthcare providers work to ramp up vaccination efforts statewide.
Phase 3 study shows Emory University developed molnupiravir cuts COVID hospitalizations and deaths in half.
The data has been missing for a month, after the Department of Health removed several online daily reports.