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By Jana Mathia
Whitman County Gazette 

COVID spike sets new one day record


August 27, 2020

COLFAX–A new one-day total record has been set with 49 new positive COVID-19 cases announced Aug. 25. This brings the total to date to 261. All are stable and self-isolating.

Despite the case count, Public Health Director Troy Henderson is not changing any recommendations to the county schools, signifying the geography of the outbreaks.

“This highlights the need that everyone in Whitman County wears a mask, social distance and wash their hands,” said Henderson.

According to Henderson, many of the current cases share apartments or houses and are able to isolate together. If someone i...

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