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Whitman County confirms 122 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 122 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor February 3, 2022

Whitman County reported 122 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 8,576 as of Tuesday.  From Jan. 18 through Tuesday, 1,107 cases were reported in the county, according to the Whitman County...

WSU introduces new COVID-19 restrictions

WSU introduces new COVID-19 restrictions

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 21, 2022

WSU leadership announced a series of changes to campus operations on Jan. 14, announcing that on-campus events, including WSU Athletic events, will not serve food because of the surging spread of the COVID-19...

Whitman County confirms 49 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 49 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor January 13, 2022

Whitman County reported 49 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 6,625 as of Tuesday.  There have been a total of 83 COVID-19-related deaths and 302 hospitalizations, according to the Whitman...

Whitman County confirms 11 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 11 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor December 2, 2021

As of Tuesday, Whitman County reported 11 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 6,102.  There have been a total of 82 COVID-19-related deaths and 225 hospitalizations, according to...

COVID-19 take-home tests are available for free through the Whitman County Library.

Whitman County Library offers free COVID-19 take-home tests

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen reporter November 8, 2021

Whitman County Library is offering free COVID-19 take-home tests for people who need them.  There are plenty of tests for anyone who suspects they are sick or has symptoms, said Corrin McMichael,...

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor November 3, 2021

As of Wednesday, Whitman County reported 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 5,929.  There have been a total of 79 COVID-19-related deaths and 220 hospitalizations, according to...

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

Whitman County confirms 51 new COVID-19 cases

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Life editor October 27, 2021

As of Tuesday, Whitman County reported 51 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the running total to 5,834.  There have been a total of 74 COVID-19-related deaths and 216 hospitalizations, according to the...

People infected with the delta variant are more likely to spread the virus because there are more viral particles present in their nose and mouth. The variant is a mutation of previous strains.

Science Explained: Why is the Delta variant so contagious?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor August 25, 2021

The Delta variant has been dominating headlines recently. We keep hearing that it is “more contagious” than previous strains — but what exactly does that mean? The answer lies in the viral strain’s...

Mask off! Fully vaccinated individuals can go maskless outdoors

Mask off! Fully vaccinated individuals can go maskless outdoors

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter May 14, 2021

Whitman county residents who have been fully vaccinated for at least three weeks no longer have to wear masks outdoors. Fully vaccinated individuals can also be maskless in some indoor public...

WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief April 25, 2021

As of April 22, WSU Pullman has 26 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,731 positive tests. One of the 26 cases is a WSU employee, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard. WSU Pullman has...

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 18, 2021

As of April 15, WSU Pullman has 13 active COVID-19 cases and a running total of 2,700 positive tests. One of the 13 cases is a WSU employee, according to the WSU COVID-19 Dashboard.  WSU Pullman...

Effective on April 16, Whitman, Pierce and Cowlitz counties will remain in Phase 2 for the next three weeks until reevaluation on May 3. 

WSU’s plans for in-person fall semester remains

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2021

WSU still plans to hold in-person classes this fall, despite Whitman County’s recent roll back to Phase 2 of the state’s Healthy Washington COVID-19 reopening plan. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday...

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