Graphs Reveal State-By-State Demands for Hospital Beds, Ventilators

Forecasts show demand for hospital services in each state --  ventilators, general hospital beds, and ICU beds. 

WBBM Newsradio Staff
March 31, 2020 - 8:40 am

Assuming social distancing measures are maintained, these graphs are the forecasted gaps in available health service resources and number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic for each state in the United States.  

IHME’s COVID-19 projections were developed in response to requests from the University of Washington School of Medicine and other US hospital systems and state governments working to determine when COVID-19 would overwhelm their ability to care for patients. 

The forecasts show demand for hospital services in each state, including the availability of ventilators, general hospital beds, and ICU beds. 

The Curve

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The projections assume the continuation of strong social distancing measures and other protective measures.

The demand for these services is expected to exceed capacity. 

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