COVID-19 positives reach 12
April 9, 2020
Four more people in Whitman County have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to 12. With the exception of the most recent case, Public Health has completed contact tracing for the patients. Those who have been identified as having "close contact" were contacted and given instructions.
According to a health department release, "close contact" is someone who has lived in the same household as the infected person, cared for the infected person, been within six feet of infected person for about 10 minutes or had direct contact with secretions from infected person, such as being c...