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Whitman County confirms 43 new cases

Whitman County confirms 43 new cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 10, 2020

Forty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 913 cases. Of those who tested positive, six females and nine males are in the 0-19 age range, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Fourteen females and 13 males...

Whitman County confirms 26 new cases

Whitman County confirms 26 new cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 9, 2020

Twenty-six individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 870 cases.  Of the new patients, three females and two males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Sixteen patients are aged 20-39 years, eight are female and eight are male. Three patients are aged 40-59 years,...

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms nine new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 8, 2020

Nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 844 cases.  Of the new patients, one female and one male are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Six patients are aged 20-39 years, four are female and two are male. One male is aged 40-59 years. They are all stable a...

Whitman County’s COVID-19 total passes 830 cases

Whitman County's COVID-19 total passes 830 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 7, 2020

One hundred and twenty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing Whitman County’s total to 835 cases.  Of the new patients, one male is aged 1-19 years, according to today’s press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Five patients are aged...

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen deputy news editor

September 4, 2020

Fifty-one individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 707. Fifteen people in the age range 0-19 tested positive, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Of those, eight are female and seven are male. In the 20-39 age range,...

Whitman County confirms 38 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 38 new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 3, 2020

Thirty-eight individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 656 cases.  Of the new cases, six females and six males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-six patients are aged 20-39 years; 17 are females and nine are males. They are all stable and self-isolating.  ...

Representatives of Washington National Guard arrive in Pullman

The number of positive COVID-19 cases has risen by over 400 since the first day of school, which is less than two weeks ago.

BROOKLYNN HILLEMANN, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

The Washington National Guard is being deployed to Pullman to assist with testing WSU students as the number of COVID-19 cases in Whitman County continues to grow. Twenty-five members of the National Guard will begin testing on Sept. 8, said Phil Weiler, WSU vice president for marketing and communications. Representatives...

Hospital limits number of visitors due to increase of COVID-19 cases

The Pullman Regional Hospital is limiting the amount of visitors allowed in the building.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2020

Pullman Regional Hospital announced Tuesday that visitors cannot enter the facility until further notice, with a few exceptions in place. Megan Guido, PRH chief marketing and community relations officer, said it is necessary to limit the number of visitors in the hospital because of the spike of positive...

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 59 new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 2, 2020

Fifty-nine individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 618 cases. Of the new cases, 15 females and 14 males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-nine patients are aged 20-39 years, nine are female...

Whitman County confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

September 1, 2020

Fifty new individuals tested positive for COVID-19, bringing Whitman County’s total to 559 cases.  Of the new cases, 18 females and eight males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Twenty-three patients are aged 20-39 years; eight are females and 15 are males. One patient is aged 40-59 years. They a...

County health department releases update on COVID-19 patient demographics

County health department releases update on COVID-19 patient demographics

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen news editor

August 31, 2020

Twenty-four individuals tested positive for COVID-19, raising Whitman County’s total to 509 cases.  Of the new patients, six females and three males are aged 1-19 years, according to a press release from the Whitman County Emergency Operations Center. Fifteen patients are aged 20-39 years, five are female and 10 are male. They are all stable and isolating.  Of the c...

Local health department recommends people get tested for COVID-19

Pullman Regional Hospital is working with Palouse Medical to meet the demand for COVID-19 testing. The testing center is located in a trailer behind PRH by the emergency department.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2020

Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidelines on COVID-19 testing, Whitman County Public Health has not. The CDC now states it is not necessary to get tested unless recommended by a local health department or a doctor, said Troy Henderson, Whitman County Public Healt...

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