Today we confirmed 18 new cases in Pierce County. Our total is 2,036 cases.
We are reporting 1 new death, a Tacoma woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions. Our total is 80 deaths from COVID-19.
We recently stopped reporting deaths of COVID-19 patients whose cause of death was not attributed to the disease. Read more in our blog post.
Department of Health reports 29,916 Pierce County tests with 6.7% positive. Care facility negative tests are unavailable. About 77,000 tests aren’t yet assigned to a county. Our positive test rate is likely lower.
Pierce County is in Safe Start Phase 2. Read more on our COVID-19 in Pierce County page.