New COVID cases are down to early August levels in Washington, but concern is growing more people need boosters.
The data has been missing for a month, after the Department of Health removed several online daily reports.
Thirty-seven of Washington's 39 counties are showing significant improvement as hospitalizations decline.
Hospitalizations declined sharply over the previous week while tempers flare and medical workers are targeted.
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.
New data points to a new normal as hospitals in Alaska, Idaho, and Montana start to collapse.