Whitman County confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases

County has running total of 2,486 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Thirteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,486.

Of the new cases, four females and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Five females are aged 20-39 years. One female and one male are aged 40-59 years. One male is aged 60-79 years.

Two people are in the hospital. All other patients are stable and self-isolating. There have been 22 COVID-19 related deaths in the county.

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.