Whitman County confirms 29 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County has a running total of 2,429 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Twenty-nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which raises Whitman County’s running total number of cases to 2,429.

Of the new cases, three females and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Eight females and seven males are aged 20-39 years. Two females and three males are aged 40-59 years. Two females and two males are aged 60-79 years. One female is over 80 years old.

Four people are in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating. There have been 22 deaths in the county.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.