Whitman County confirms one death, 45 new COVID-19 cases

Death of female aged over 80 years old was reported over weekend

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

A female aged over 80 years died, and 45 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday. Whitman County now has a total of 20 COVID-related deaths, as well as 1,927 cases.

Of the new patients, two females and two males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-six patients are aged 20-39 years, 13 are female and 13 are male. Six females and four males are aged 40-59 years. One female and three males are aged 60-79 years. One male is aged over 80 years.

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

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