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Officials urge students to follow COVID-19 restrictions after 30 individuals test positive

Officials urge students to follow COVID-19 restrictions after 30 individuals test positive

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2020

Whitman County’s confirmed COVID-19 case total reached 172 on Saturday after 30 individuals tested positive for the virus.  All 30 individuals are aged 20-39 years. Fifteen individuals are male and 15 are female, according to Saturday’s press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operation...

Residence hall closed for student isolation

McEachern Residence Hall is serving as a quarantine zone for students who have symptoms of COVID-19 or return from high transmission areas.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

WSU designated the McEachern Residence Hall as a quarantine and isolation zone for students.  Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs, said the units are available to students who live on campus and need to isolate. They will face no extra housing charges...

COVID-19 case total in Whitman County rises to 127

COVID-19 case total in Whitman County rises to 127

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 13, 2020

Whitman County received five new positive COVID-19 tests this week, raising the county’s total to 127 confirmed cases.  One male aged 30-39 years tested positive today, according to a press release from Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. He is stable and self-isolating.  Two males aged 1-19 years tested positive Wednesday, according to a press release. Bot...

Weekend COVID-19 cases bring Whitman County’s total to 122

Weekend COVID-19 cases bring Whitman County's total to 122

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 10, 2020

Whitman County received eight positive COVID-19 tests over the weekend, bringing the county’s total case count to 122. Seven individuals tested positive for the virus on Sunday, according to a press release from Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the seven, five patients are male and two are female. Two males are aged 1-19 years. Three males and one female are aged...

Whitman County’s total COVID-19 cases increases to 114

Whitman County’s total COVID-19 cases increases to 114

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 7, 2020

Whitman County received 19 more reports of positive COVID-19 tests this week, which brings the county’s total case count to 114.  Nine cases were confirmed today, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of the nine, seven patients are female and two are male. Two females and one male are aged 1-19 years. Four females are...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total reaches 95

Whitman County's COVID-19 case total reaches 95

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

August 4, 2020

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Whitman County, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 95.  Three females and two males tested positive Sunday, according to Sunday’s press release from Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Two female patients are aged 60-79 years and the third is 40-59. One male patient is aged 1-19 years and the second is 20-3...

Whitman County receives four new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County receives four new positive COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 31, 2020

Four new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 88.  Of the four patients, three are males, according to a Thursday press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Two are aged 20-39 years, and the third is aged 60-79. The fourth patient is female aged 40-59 years. They are ...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 cases rise by eight

Whitman County’s COVID-19 cases rise by eight

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2020

Eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, bringing the county’s total to 84 cases.  Two patients are males aged 1-19 and 40-59, respectively, according to a Tuesday press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. They are both stable and self-isolating.  The other two patients, one male and one female aged 60-79 years, ...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total rises to 76

Whitman County's COVID-19 case total rises to 76

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 24, 2020

Three new people have tested positive for COVID-19, and one previous case was rescinded from the count. This brings Whitman County’s total to 76 cases.  Two patients are females aged 20-39 and 40-59 years, respectively, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center...

Whitman County gains four new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County gains four new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 23, 2020

Four new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 74 cases.  One patient is a female aged 40-59 years, according to a Thursday press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. She is stable and isolating.  The three other patients are males, ...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 case total rises to 70

Whitman County's COVID-19 case total rises to 70

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 21, 2020

Four new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 70 cases.  Three of the patients are aged 20-39 years, two male and one female, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. The fourth patient is a female aged 40-59 years. They are all stable and self-isolating.  Residents are reminded to ...

County’s total for positive COVID-19 cases rises to 66

County's total for positive COVID-19 cases rises to 66

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

July 20, 2020

Nine new people have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 66 cases.  Six of the new patients are currently stable and isolating at home, according to a Sunday press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Three patients are males aged 1-19, 60-79...

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