Whitman County confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases

County’s running total is now 2,377 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

Fourteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,377 cases.

Of the new patients, one male is aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Five females and three males are aged 20-39 years. Two females and two males are aged 40-59 years. One male is aged over 80 years.

Six patients are currently hospitalized, according to the release. All others are stable and isolating. The total COVID-19 related deaths remain at 22.

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