A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Aug. 17, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for July 26-Aug. 8 is 434.6. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 8.9 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 275 COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths:
- A man in his 80s from Central Pierce County.
- A woman in her 60s from Parkland.
- A man in his 50s from Central Pierce County.
- A woman in her 80s from Bonney Lake.
Our totals are 58,028 cases and 643 deaths.