Worst-case NJ COVID-19 models predict swamped hospitals

The state Health Department’s worst-case scenario shows more than 8,700 patients hospitalized by mid-January, with close to 1,700 in the ICU.

Hospitalizations are now above 3,500 for the first time since May. All eyes are on that data point in the state’s two tracking models. Just what should the public expect this winter? Senior Correspondent Brenda Flanagan has the breakdown.

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