Today we confirmed 12 new cases in Pierce County. Our total is 1,967 cases.
We are reporting 2 new deaths—a Southwest Pierce County man in his 80s with underlying health conditions and a Central Pierce County man in his 60s with underlying health conditions. 79 people with COVID-19 have died. COVID-19 likely caused 75 of the deaths.
Department of Health reports 27,074 Pierce County tests with 7.2% positive. Care facility negative tests are unavailable. About 82,000 tests aren’t yet assigned to a county. Our positive test rate is likely lower.
The Governor announced new criteria for Phase 2 effective June 1. See our case count page for updates.