Whitman County confirms two deaths, two new COVID-19 cases

Both deaths were males who were between 60-79 years old

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

Two males aged 60-79 died, which marks the ninth death from COVID-19 in the county.

Two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s total number of cases to 1,691, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. 

Of the new cases, one male is aged 0-19 years. One female is aged 20-39 years. 

One person is in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.