Today, the Tacoma-Pierce County Department of Health confirmed 34 new cases in Pierce County and learned that one previously reported case was a duplicate. The county total is 1,382 cases.
The department is reporting the two new deaths below. The Pierce County total is 51 deaths.
- Central Pierce County woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions.
- Tacoma man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.
The department has added information about the number of positive cases at Pierce County care facilities. Check it out at the Pierce County cases page.
Many of our oldest adults live in long-term care facilities or other congregate care settings. Read the department’s blog post to learn how it works with these facilities to minimize the spread of disease and protect residents.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Department of Health continues to work with the state Department of Health to report test result numbers, and will report reliable data once it is available.