Region continues to report surge in coronavirus infections

Area health departments have reported an additional 140 positive coronavirus cases over the weekend and into Monday.

The Public Health – Idaho North Central District reported 89 new infections.

Latah County continues to see the largest surge in cases with 48. Nez Perce County added 16 new virus infections; Clearwater County had 10; Idaho County reported 8 new cases involving sisters at the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood; and Lewis County reported 3 new cases of COVID-19.

In southeastern Washington, Whitman County reported 49 new infections over the weekend and Monday; and Garfield County had two new coronavirus infections through Monday. (Lewiston Tribune)