General information about tuberculosis
Annual reports and data summaries
Latest data reports
- 2020 TB Data Summary
In 2020, 92 cases of Tuberculosis (TB) were reported in King County, for an incidence of 4.1 cases per 100,000, a significant decrease from 2019 (132 cases; 5.9 cases per 100,000). Forty-eight (52%) of cases were hospitalized and there were two deaths related to TB disease in King County in 2020. The majority of cases were from South King County (42 cases, 46% of all cases). Tukwila, Issaquah, SeaTac, Kent, and Redmond had some of the highest incidence rates (range: 8.6-14.0 per 100,000 population).
- 2019 TB Data Summary
In 2019, 132 cases of TB were reported in King County, for an incidence of 5.9 cases per 100,000, a significant increase from 2018 (94 cases; 4.3 cases per 100,000).