Adult dies of flu complications
Victim tested negative for COVID
February 3, 2022
COLFAX – The Whitman County Public Health said a death of an adult due to flu complications in the “first week of January.”
“The adult tested positive for influenza A and negative for COVID-19,” according to the Public Health Department.
The actual cause of death was not released, nor the age of the patient.
“To protect the privacy of the family and individual, no further details will be released” the agency stated.
The 2020-21 flu season influenza cases and deaths were historically low, but the health agency said cases of influenza and other viral illness are rising.