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Whitman County confirms one death, seven new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms one death, seven new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 30, 2020

One female aged 60-79 years died from COVID-19, which brings the county’s total number of deaths to 17. Seven individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total number of cases to 1,824, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of...

Whitman County confirms two deaths, 13 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms two deaths, 13 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 29, 2020

Two females over 80 years old have died from COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total deaths to 16. Thirteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the county’s total to 1,817 cases, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the...

Whitman County confirms 12 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 12 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 28, 2020

Twelve individuals tested positive for COVID-19. Of the new cases, one female is aged 0-19 years, and three females are aged 20-39 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Two females and one male are aged 40-59 years. Two females and one male are aged 60-79 years. T...

Whitman County confirms one death, 54 cases

Whitman County confirms one death, 54 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

October 26, 2020

A man aged 60-79 years died today, bringing the total of COVID-19-related deaths in Whitman County to 13.  Fifty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, bringing the county’s total to 1,787 cases, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center...

WSU students help conduct COVID-19 testing in Yakima

Testing is being done at a mobile dental clinic. People can drive up and receive testing from medical professionals who are outside the clinic. 

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

October 26, 2020

A student with the WSU College of Nursing in Yakima is helping conduct COVID-19 testing for Yakima residents.  Yakima was a COVID-19 hotspot during the summer, said Lisa Vickers, Yakima campus director of  WSU College of Nursing. The Yakima County Health District contacted the Washington State Depar...

Whitman County confirms two deaths, 18 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms two deaths, 18 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 23, 2020

One female and one male older than 80 years old died from COVID-19, which marks 12 deaths in the county. Eighteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the county’s total to 1,733 cases, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the new cases, one female and four mal...

Whitman County confirms one death, 24 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms one death, 24 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 22, 2020

One female over 80 years old has died, which marks the tenth death from COVID-19. Twenty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 1,715, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the new cases, four females and one ma...

Whitman County confirms two deaths, two new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms two deaths, two new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 21, 2020

Two males aged 60-79 died, which marks the ninth death from COVID-19 in the county. Two individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today, bringing Whitman County’s total number of cases to 1,691, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center.  Of the new cases, one male is aged 0-19 years. One female is aged 20-39 ...

County confirms three deaths, seven new COVID-19 patients

County confirms three deaths, seven new COVID-19 patients

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

October 20, 2020

Three individuals died and seven individuals tested positive for COVID-19 today. Whitman County’s total is 1,689 cases.  Of the reported deaths, one female was aged 60-79 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. One male and one female were aged over 80 years. This marks the seventh COVID-19-related death in the county.  ...

County confirms 68 new patients, one hospitalization

County confirms 68 new patients, one hospitalization

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

October 19, 2020

Sixty-eight individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, bringing Whitman County’s total to 1,682 cases. Of the new patients, seven females and six males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operation Center. Twenty-two patients are age...

Whitman County confirms one COVID-19 death, 24 new cases

Whitman County confirms one COVID-19 death, 24 new cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 16, 2020

A male over 80 years old died today, which marks the fourth COVID-19 related death in Whitman County. Twenty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the county total to 1,614, according to a press release from the Whitman County Operations Center. Of the new cases, two females and four males are ag...

PRH employees test positive for COVID-19

The employees who tested positive will get tested again in three days.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

October 15, 2020

Two Pullman Regional Hospital employees tested positive for COVID-19. The employees work in the same department and are quarantining, according to a press release from PRH.  Contract tracing has been implemented. Staff have been tested if they have been in close contact with those two employees,...

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