Whitman County confirms 23 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County has a running total of 2,400 cases

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CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Twenty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s running total number of cases to 2,400.

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

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

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.