LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A health research institute at the University of Washington has put together a web app that models COVID-19 projections by state.
The model gives projections for the date of peak resource use in each state, including ICU beds and ventilators. The model also projects the deaths per day and total deaths related to COVID-19.READ MORE: Raymon Morris, LASD's First Black Assistant Sheriff, Remembered As An 'Inspirational Leader' Pasadena To Reopen 4 Libraries For In-Person Service
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations, an independent population health research center at UW Medicine, used data from the World Health Organization, as well as local and national governments to create the models.MORE NEWS: Dozens Of Migrant Children Housed At Long Beach, Pomona Intake Centers Being Treated For COVID-19
In California, the model projects the peak number of resources to be needed on April 24, when the state will need approximately 2,292 ICU beds and 1,238 ventilators. Overall, the model projects around 6,109 coronavirus-related deaths in California by August 4.