A press release from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Oct. 8, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 15-28 is 557.0. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 11.6 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 281 COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths:
- A woman in her 60s from East Pierce County.
- A man in his 30s from Graham.
- A woman in her 30s from Tacoma.
Our totals are 84,381 cases (PCR = 75,027, antigen = 9,354) and 794 deaths.
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