County confirms 26 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County’s running total is 2,121 cases

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JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Twenty-six new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,121 cases. 

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

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

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