Whitman County confirms 44 positive COVID-19 cases

Pullman confirmed 140 cases over last two weeks

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Forty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,473 cases. 

Of the new patients, two females and four males are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Eight females and 12 males are aged 20-39 years. Three females and six males are aged 40-59 years. Three females and three males are aged 60-79 years. Three males are aged over 80 years.

Two patients are currently hospitalized, according to the release. All others are stable and isolating. The total number of deaths remains at 22. 

Over the last two weeks, Pullman has confirmed 140 positive cases, according to the release. Colfax confirmed 36 cases and Colton confirmed 12. All other cities in Whitman County confirmed six or fewer cases.

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