A press release from Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Oct. 5, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 12-25 is 544.5. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 10.9 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 411 COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths:
- A man in his 50s from Tacoma.
- A man in his 40s from Frederickson.
- A man in his 80s from Tacoma.
- A man in his 50s from Lakewood.
Our totals are 83,369 cases (PCR = 74,100, antigen = 9,269) and 783 deaths.
Tomorrow, we will update our COVID-19 data page with a new dashboard and a cleaner, easier to navigate design. The new “At a Glance” dashboard will show the latest key information such as case rate, hospitalization rate, outbreak numbers and vaccination percentage. All other dashboards and data tables remain, but more easily accessed. Case and vaccination data will now be on the same page.
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