A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Oct. 4, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 12-25 is 570.1. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 9.9 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 223 COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths:
- A woman in her 80s from University Place.
- A woman in her 60s from Key Peninsula.
- A woman in her 80s from Central Pierce County.
Our totals are 82,959 cases (PCR = 73,745, antigen = 9,214) and 779 deaths.
On Oct. 3, we confirmed 249 cases. On Oct. 2, we confirmed 332 cases.
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