Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County’s running total is 2,511 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Fifteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the county’s running total to 2,511 cases.

Of the new cases, one female and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Four females and five males are aged 20-39 years. Two females and two males are aged 40-59 years.

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

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.