Lewis County reports another COVID-related death

The north central Idaho and southeastern Washington regions reported a total of 67 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, including a third death in Lewis County.

There were 51 cases reported in north central Idaho. Latah County again had the highest number of infections with 26, Nez Perce County reported 16 new cases, Idaho County announced 4, Lewis County had 3 new infections, and Clearwater County reported two additional COVID-19 infections.

In southeastern Washington, Whitman County reported 15 new virus infections and Asotin County reported one new case Wednesday.

There have now been a total of 3,126 cases in the north central Idaho and southeastern Washington region and 31 total deaths. And while there are dozens of active COVID infections in the region, the overwhelming majority of cases have recovered.

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