Whitman County confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases

Six people in hospital; 1,840 total COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

Sixteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19 this weekend, which raises Whitman County’s total to 1,840.

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

Six people are in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.