Whitman County confirms 19 new COVID-19 cases

2,095 total cases in Whitman County; five people in hospital

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CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Nineteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,095.

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

Five people are in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating. There have been 22 COVID-19 related deaths.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.