New cases may peak in Washington this week, but the surge in hospitalizations will continue through February.
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.
While new COVID cases continue to decrease, hospitals remain highly stressed.
Jessica Berg Wilson died from an extremely rare complication 12 days after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
As of September 20, over 68% of state employees had reported being fully vaccinated.
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.
Protesters plan to enter Swedish and Harborview Medical Center according to organizers.