County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County’s running total is now 2,076 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Nine new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,076 cases. 

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

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

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