A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Sept. 16, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Aug. 25-Sept. 7 is 643.2. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 16.2 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 382 COVID-19 cases and 1 new death, a woman in her 70s from South Pierce County.
Our totals are 76,872 cases (PCR = 68,432, antigen = 8,440) and 740 deaths.
As of this week, 50% of Pierce County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccinations are our best defense against COVID-19. They’re safe, effective and free. Find your dose at tpchd.org/vaxtothefuture.
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