A press release from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department.
On Oct. 15, our 14-day case rate per 100,000 for Sept. 22-Oct. 5 is 536.3. The 14-day case rate offers the most reliable look at COVID-19 disease burden on Pierce County.
Our hospitalization rate is currently 12.7 per 100,000.
Today, we confirmed 351 COVID-19 cases and 3 new deaths:
- A man in his 70s from Frederickson.
- A man in his 60s from Parkland.
- A man in his 70s from Key Peninsula.
Our totals are 86,645 cases (PCR = 77,028, antigen = 9,617) and 812 deaths.
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