Gov. Jay Inslee, shown in  September, warned on Tuesday that  Washington “very well could be in a situation with catastrophic loss of medical care” next month  unless things change.  (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Gov. Jay Inslee, shown in September, on Tuesday provided an update on the pandemic as Washington shattered its previous daily record for new coronavirus cases. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
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Inslee: As coronavirus hospitalizations increase, Washington could face ‘catastrophic loss of medical care’

As Washington shattered its previous record for daily cases of the new coronavirus, Gov. Jay Inslee warned that residents could undergo a "catastrophic" loss of medical care as hospitals get overwhelmed. Updated

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