Whitman County confirms 10 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County running total now reached 2,496 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

Ten individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s running total to 2,496 cases. 

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

Four patients are currently hospitalized, according to the press release. All others are stable and self-isolating. The county’s death total remains at 22. 

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