The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on May 24 and 14 new cases on May 23. Our total is 1,867 cases. We’re reporting 1 new death, a Puyallup woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions. Our total is 74 deaths.
Department of Health reports 23,462 Pierce County residents were tested for COVID-19 and 7.4% were positive, as of May 22. This doesn’t include negative tests from long-term care facilities or approx. 76,000 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.