New COVID cases are up 86% from a week ago as the Omicron variant tightens its grip.
Seattle joins Miami and New York as new COVID cases surge 32% over the weekend.
Trevor Bedford predicts 50 percent of the United States will catch Omicron as official await a tidal wave of new cases.
Cassie Sauer, CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association states, "I think that there is almost no chance that it's not [here.]"
The WHO is expected to name the heavily mutated variant Nu as health officials call it a "matter of concern."
Washingtonians look ahead to Monday when they'll learn the true impact of the state vaccine mandate.
Phase 3 study shows Emory University developed molnupiravir cuts COVID hospitalizations and deaths in half.
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.