Eight cases of COVID-19 in Whitman County

Two more women have been confirmed to have COVID-19

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There are now eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Whitman County, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.

The seventh patient is a woman in her 50s, according to the press release. The eighth patient is a woman in her 30s. 

Health officials are investigating close contacts of the two most recent patients, according to the press release.

There have been at least 158 confirmed negative cases in Whitman County, according to the Whitman County Department of Health website

This article has been updated to reflect that there were 158 negative cases on March 31.