Whitman County confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases

All 50 patients are stable and self-isolating; 49 patients are aged 1-19 or 20-39 years

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

Fifty new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 559 cases. 

Of the new cases, 18 females and eight males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-three patients are aged 20-39 years; eight are females and 15 are males. One patient is aged 40-59 years. They are all stable and self-isolating. 

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