OLIVER MCKENNA | DAILY EVERGREEN FILE
Twenty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 509 cases.
Of the new patients, six females and three males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Fifteen patients are aged 20-39 years, five are female and 10 are male. They are all stable and isolating.
Of the county’s total patients who are recovered or recovering, 125 are aged 1-19 years and 331 are aged 20-39 years, according to the press release. This means over 89% of the positive COVID-19 cases in Whitman County have been individuals under 40 years old.
Thirty-three of the total number of patients are aged 40-50, according to the press release. Eighteen patients are aged 60-79 years and two are over 80 years old.
Fifty-five percent of all 509 patients are female and 45 percent are male, according to the press release.
Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing in public.