Whitman County confirms eight new COVID-19 cases

1,559 total cases in county; one person in hospital

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

Eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 1,559 cases.

Of the new cases, one male and one female are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Two males are aged 20-39 years. Two males and one female are aged 40-59 years. One male is aged 60-79 years.

One person is in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating. There have been three deaths recorded in the county.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.