"Were overflowing,'' Willis said. ''Were treating patients in chairs, were treating patients in the hallways." In Santa Clara County, home to Silicon Valley, only 8% of ICU beds were available, which is better than many places. Hospitals are still "stretched to the limit," said Dr. Ahmad Kamal, county director of healthcare preparedness. Two months ago, the county had 4.5 cases per 100,000 people. Now it has 50 cases per 100,000.