Regional COVID case rate continues to drop

Health officials in north central Idaho and southeastern Washington are seeing fewer and fewer positive coronavirus infections.

Overall, there were only 19 combined cases reported in the region Wednesday and no virus-related deaths.

Whitman County had the highest number of new cases with just six. Latah County reported 4 new infections; Nez Perce and Clearwater counties added 3 each; Idaho County had only two; Asotin County had just one new case; and there were no new COVID infections reported in Lewis or Garfield counties. (Lewiston Tribune)