County confirms three deaths, seven new COVID-19 patients

There are no current hospitalizations; deceased include female aged 60-79, female, male aged over 80 years

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JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Three individuals died and seven individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today. Whitman County’s total is 1,689 cases. 

Of the reported deaths, one female was aged 60-79 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. One male and one female were aged over 80 years. This marks the seventh COVID-19-related death in the county. 

Of the new patients, one male is aged 1-19 years, according to the press release. Two patients are aged 20-39 years; one is female and one is male. One female and one male are aged 40-59 years. One female and one male are aged 60-79 years. They are stable and self-isolating. 

Residents are reminded to wear masks, maintain social distancing and avoid large gatherings.