Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

County has a running total of 2,520 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,520 cases.

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

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

Residents are reminded to wear masks and practice social distancing.