An analysis of available data using models from the United Kingdom indicates Washington will run out of hospital resources by Jan 15.
New COVID cases are up 86% from a week ago as the Omicron variant tightens its grip.
Trevor Bedford predicts 50 percent of the United States will catch Omicron as official await a tidal wave of new cases.
Seattle will be one of the first cities in the United States to face the full force of the Omicron COVID variant.
Cassie Sauer, CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association states, "I think that there is almost no chance that it's not [here.]"