Today we confirmed 10 new cases in Pierce County. Our total is 1,830 cases. We’re reporting 1 new death, a Puyallup woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions. Our total is 71 deaths.
Department of Health reports 21,744 Pierce County residents were tested for COVID-19 and 7.8% were positive, as of May 18. This doesn’t include negative tests from long-term care facilities or approx. 73,000 tests not yet assigned to a county. This means our positive test rate is likely lower.
Read more about today’s cases and the rest of our data on our case count page.