On Oct. 21, we confirmed 104 new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths.
Our totals are 9,331 cases and 185 deaths.
We have reported 1,048 cases in the last 14 days. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 116.2. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days is 74.9.
With the 6-day data lag, our case rate is at 97.9 per 100,000. The data lag helps to ensure accuracy and is a required element of Safe Start metrics for movement into phases and other re-opening requirements, such as schools.
- We added childcare centers, K-12 and colleges and universities to our Cases in Pierce County businesses and renamed the table: Cases in Pierce County businesses and schools. The table shows outbreaks (2 or more cases in a shared location) and outbreak related cases.
- Those under 20 make up the largest increase in cases in the past 2 weeks with 11.4% of the total number of cases and 14.9% of cases in the past 2 weeks.
- We are also seeing an increase in the number of cases in households with a large number of contacts.
- The 20-39 age group comprise the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 38.5% of total cases in the past 2 weeks.
If you have symptoms or may have had contact with someone who has COVID-19, please get tested!
See our Safe Start dashboard for testing information and other local data we’re tracking for the governor’s Safe Start Washington Plan.