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Walla Walla County reports first death due to coronavirus

The county's report follows growing concern around COVID-19 parties in the Walla Walla community
May 7, 2020

The Walla Walla County Department of Community Health announced the county’s first death linked to novel coronavirus via a press release on Tuesday, May 5.  The resident was a man in his 70s who...

Walla Walla County faces spike in coronavirus cases

April 25, 2020

While coronavirus cases in the state of Washington have been lowering, coronavirus cases in Walla Walla County are spiking.  “Although the State of Washington has seen a 'flattening of the curve’,...

Breaking: Second confirmed case of coronavirus in Walla Walla

March 24, 2020

Walla Walla County health officials confirmed a second case of novel coronavirus in Walla Walla this afternoon. A Walla Walla resident in her 20s tested positive for the virus, according to a press...

Breaking: First confirmed coronavirus case in Walla Walla

Breaking: First confirmed coronavirus case in Walla Walla
March 22, 2020

Walla Walla’s first case of novel coronavirus was confirmed on Saturday, March 21, by the Walla Walla County Department of Community Health.  “We are surprised it has taken this long for a local...

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