Skagit Regional Health fired one employee today for violating hospital policy.
More than 71% of all eligible Washingtonians are fully vaccinated and 77.6% have received at least one dose.
New cases and hospitalizations drift downward and the state vaccine mandate deadline is just a week away.
Almost 90% of state employees have confirmed their vaccination status with the deadline 10 days away.
Case rates remain high and hospitals in Eastern Washington continue to struggle.
Reporting issues and data backlogs at the DoH has created uncertainty on the current situation and future trends.
Hospitals remain near capacity while increasing vaccination rates and mask mandates help reduce new COVID cases.
Alaska implements statewide crisis standards of care and hospitalizations increased 10% overnight in Idaho.
Hospitalizations tick upward as the state sets a new record for the number of people on ventilators.
Seven states used up 70% of the nation's monoclonal antibody supply in 7 weeks.