Whitman County’s total COVID-19 cases increases to 114

42 cases confirmed in last two weeks; 37 percent are non-Pullman residents



EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

Whitman County received 19 more reports of positive COVID-19 tests this week, which brings the county’s total case count to 114. 

Nine cases were confirmed today, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the nine, seven patients are female and two are male. Two females and one male are aged 1-19 years. Four females are aged 20-39. The other female is aged 40-59 and the second male is aged 60-79. All nine new patients are stable and self-isolating. 

Eight cases were confirmed on Thursday, according to a Thursday press release. All patients were aged 20-39 years. Three are female and five are male. They are stable and self-isolating. 

Two cases were confirmed on Wednesday, according to a press release from that day. The two patients include a male aged 1-19 years and a female aged 20-39 years. Both are stable and self-isolating. 

Of the 114 total cases, 42 have been confirmed in the last two weeks, according to the Friday press release. The other 37 percent of the cases are non-Pullman residents. 

Residents are reminded to maintain social distancing and wear masks while in public to reduce the spread of COVID-19.