On Jan. 18, we confirmed 142 new COVID-19 cases and 1 new death:
- A woman in her 90s from Edgewood/Fife/Milton. She had underlying health conditions.
Today’s case count is likely an undercount due to a processing delay with the state reporting system and the holiday.
We’re seeing an increase in cases and our overall positivity rate. The 14-day average offers the most accurate look at current COVID-19 disease burden in Pierce County.
We reported 3,634 cases in the last 14 days. Our average cases per day over the last 14 days is 259.6. Our totals are 30,087 cases and 360 deaths. Our 14-day case rate per 100,000 is 402.9.
With the 6-day data lag, our case rate is at 443.6 per 100,000. The data lag helps to ensure accuracy of our metrics.