A press release from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Oct. 12, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 19-Oct. 2 is 532.9. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 11.8 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 238 COVID-19 cases and 4 new deaths:
- A man in his 50s from Frederickson.
- A man in his 70s from Lake Tapps/Sumner Area.
- A man in his 30s from South Pierce County.
- A man in his 60s from Spanaway.
Our totals are 85,434 cases (PCR = 76,002, antigen = 9,432) and 803 deaths.
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