The Whitman County Health Department today announced there has been a fourth death attributed to COVID-19.

A man older than 80 died. All of the deaths related to COVID-19 have occurred this month and all involve people older than the age of 60.

There are currently three people hospitalized.

Twenty-four new positive COVID-19 test results were reported in Whitman County today. This brings the county’s total to $1,614.

The newest patients include six people under the age of 20, eight people between ages 20-39, two people between ages 40-59, six people between ages 60-79 and two people over the age of 80.

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