A New Coronavirus Death Reported In Whitman County Friday-21 New Cases Countywide

A new coronavirus death was reported in Whitman County on Friday.  Whitman County Public Health reports that 45 local Washington residents have died from coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.

21 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Whitman County on Friday.  All of the new patients are in the age groups 59 and younger.

There have been 3,355 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Whitman County since the pandemic began.

Most of Friday’s confirmed cases are at Washington State University which reported 13 new cases on campus.  Nine of the new WSU cases are students.  There are 38 active coronavirus cases on campus with 30 of them students.  That’s up from 31 active cases that WSU reported on Thursday.

There’s been 2,125 confirmed cases of coronavirus at WSU since last Fall.  1,967 of them have been students.