Health officials: hospitals are almost at capacity
Surge is slowing, but more effort is needed
Last updated 12/2/2020 at 2:42pm
Health officials continue to plead for avoidance of gatherings during the holidays and continued compliance with COVID-19 restrictions in order to rein in a surge that threatens to overwhelm hospital resources.
Snohomish County's snapshot data is here: https://bit.ly/365TwJj. The county count is 13,569 cases since January and 275 deaths, as of Nov. 25. Currently 76 confirmed COVID patients are hospitalized, and another 9 people in the hospital are suspected of having the virus. A dozen are on ventilators.
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