Whitman County confirms 11 new COVID-19 cases

Testing has decreased due to the air quality in the county; all new patients are stable and self-isolating

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JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Eleven individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 1,065 cases. 

Of the new patients, two females and two males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Seven patients are aged 20-39 years; one is female and six are male. They are all stable and self-isolating. 

Testing has decreased due to the current air quality in the county. The decrease of positive test results does not mean a decrease in viral activity, according to the press release. 

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.