County confirms one death, four new patients

Whitman County’s death total is now 19

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

A female aged over 80 years old died today, bringing Whitman County’s total to 19 COVID-19-related deaths.

Four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising the county’s total to 1,858 cases, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.

Of the new patients, one male is aged 1-19 years. One male is aged 20-39 years. Two patients are females aged 40-59 and over 80 years, respectively.

Six patients are currently hospitalized, according to the release. All others are stable and self-isolating. 

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