Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

County total of 1,867 COVID-19 cases; six people in hospital

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,867 cases. There have been 19 total deaths.

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