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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

State, county facing shortage of COVID-19 tests

State, county facing shortage of COVID-19 tests

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief September 13, 2021

Whitman County is experiencing a COVID-19 testing shortage as factors like the Delta variant and increasing outdoor events come into play.  The issue is statewide and not specific to Whitman County,...

Whitman County confirms 54 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 54 new COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief March 6, 2021

From March 2-5, 54 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s running total to 3,450. There have been a total of 45 COVID-related deaths as of March 5. A total of 91 people...

Whitman County confirms 29 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 29 new positive COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief February 20, 2021

From Feb. 13-19, 29 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s running total to 3,276 cases. There have been a total of 41 COVID-19-related deaths as of Feb. 19. A total of...

Whitman County confirms 30 new positive COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 30 new positive COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief February 13, 2021

From Feb. 6-12, 30 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 3,247. There have been a total of 39 COVID-19-related deaths as of Feb. 12. A total of 86 people have...

Whitman County confirms one death, 117 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms one death, 117 new COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief January 9, 2021

One male aged 60-79 years recently died from COVID-19, which brings the county’s total number of deaths to 23. From Jan. 1-8, 117 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s...

Whitman County had 76 new COVID-19 cases in last week

Whitman County had 76 new COVID-19 cases in last week

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief January 2, 2021

From Dec. 25-31, 76 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,784 cases. Of the new cases, three females and four males are aged 0-19 years. Fourteen females...

Whitman County confirms 90 new COVID-19 cases in last week

Whitman County confirms 90 new COVID-19 cases in last week

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief December 26, 2020

From Dec. 19-24, 90 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,708 cases. Of the new cases, five females and six males are aged 0-19 years. Sixteen females...

Whitman County had 98 new COVID-19 cases this week

Whitman County had 98 new COVID-19 cases this week

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 18, 2020

From Dec. 12-18, 98 individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total to 2,618 cases. Of the new cases, five females and seven males are aged 0-19 years. Nineteen females...

The county will distribute the vaccinations in phases, starting with Phase 1a. This includes high-risk workers and first responders, as well as those who work and reside in long-term care facilities.

COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Whitman County

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 17, 2020

One WSU official says now is the time to “double down” on COVID-19 protective measures, as Whitman County received its first shipment of vaccines today. “We can see the light at the end of the...

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter December 11, 2020

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...

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2020

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...

Whitman County confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 13 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter December 8, 2020

Thirteen individuals tested positive for COVID-19, which brings Whitman County’s total number of cases to 2,486. Of the new cases, four females and one male are aged 0-19 years, according to a press...

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