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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Whitman County reports average of seven COVID-19 cases per day

Whitman County reports average of seven COVID-19 cases per day

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor May 24, 2022

Whitman County has reported 126 cases in the past week, averaging seven cases per day, according to the Whitman County Public Health website.  The county's average number of cases has increased...

Whitman County confirms 114 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 114 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor February 10, 2022

Whitman County reported 114 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 8,977 as of Tuesday.  From Jan. 24 to this Sunday, 1,163 cases were reported in the county, according to the Whitman County...

Two unidentified adult males were involved in accidents near Tekoa and Colfax.

Whitman County records first flu-related death of season

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor January 28, 2022

An individual from Whitman County died during the first week of January after experiencing complications from influenza, according to a Whitman County Public Health press release.  The adult tested...

Surgical masks are currently available at the Chinook Student Center for students who want them.

KN95 mask in short supply, but more expected soon

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter January 27, 2022

With KN95 masks recommended but in short supply across town, Whitman County Public Health recommends people most at risk should get theirs first.  Although their stock is not large, the public...

Whitman County confirms over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases this week

Whitman County confirms over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases this week

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor January 27, 2022

On Tuesday, Whitman County reported 153 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 7,852.  From Jan. 18 to this Tuesday, 1,107 cases were reported in the county, according to the Whitman County...

Whitman County confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor January 20, 2022

Whitman County reported 170 new COVID-19 cases this week, bringing the running total to 7,037 as of Tuesday.  There have been a total of 83 COVID-19-related deaths and 317 hospitalizations, according...

Whitman County sees record-high COVID-19 numbers

Whitman County sees record-high COVID-19 numbers

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor January 18, 2022

Whitman County reported a record-high number of COVID-19 cases last week. The single-day number of cases broke the high three times last week, according to a Moscow-Pullman Daily News article. In...

Whitman County Health Department is offering tests for residents through the Say Yes! COVID Test program.

At-home COVID-19 test kits available to Whitman County residents

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2021

Free at-home COVID-19 testing kits are now available to Whitman County residents through the Say Yes! COVID Test program. The test kits are available for order on the Say Yes! COVID Test website, according...

Whitman County confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 16 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor November 18, 2021

As of Tuesday, Whitman County reported 16 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 6,014.  There have been a total of 81 COVID-19-related deaths and 223 hospitalizations, according to...

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...

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