Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total rises to 76

One previous case no longer counts positive; three new patients confirmed

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

Three new people have tested positive for COVID-19, and one previous case was rescinded from the count. This brings Whitman County’s total to 76 cases. 

Two patients are females aged 20-39 and 40-59 years, respectively, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. The third patient is a male aged 40-59 years. They are all stable and self-isolating. 

A previously reported case is no longer counted as positive, according to the press release. 

Residents are reminded to remain vigilant, wear face masks and practice social distancing, according to the release. 

More COVID-19-related information can be found on Whitman County Public Health’s website