Today we confirmed 4 new cases in Pierce County. Our total is 1,833 cases. We’re reporting 1 new death, a University Place woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions. Our total is 72 deaths.
Department of Health reports 22,142 Pierce County residents were tested for COVID-19 and 7.7% were positive, as of May 19. This doesn’t include negative tests from long-term care facilities or approx. 74,000 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.