On Jan. 1, we confirmed 437 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death:
- A woman in her 80s from East Pierce County. She had underlying health conditions.
Increased testing over the last several weeks continues to catch many new cases. With the holidays, we may see more daily case count fluctuations. The 14-day average offers the most accurate look at current COVID-19 disease burden in Pierce County.
We reported 3,662 cases in the last 14 days. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days is 261.6. Our totals are 25,851 cases and 298 deaths. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 406.
With the 6-day data lag, our case rate is at 419.5 per 100,000. The data lag helps to ensure accuracy of our metrics.