COVID-19 case total in Whitman County rises to 127

Five new patients tested positive this week; 100 patients have recovered

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OLIVER MCKENNA | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

Whitman County received five new positive COVID-19 tests this week, raising the county’s total to 127 confirmed cases. 

One male aged 30-39 years tested positive today, according to a press release from Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. He is stable and self-isolating. 

Two males aged 1-19 years tested positive Wednesday, according to a press release. Both individuals are stable and self-isolating.

An additional two patients tested positive Tuesday. They are a male aged 1-19 and a female aged 60-79, according to a press release from that day. Both patients are stable and self-isolating. 

Out of 127 confirmed cases, 100 have recovered and were cleared to stop isolating, according to Tuesday’s press release. The remaining 27 are stable and self-isolating. 

Residents are reminded to wear masks in public and practice social distancing.