Six new cases of COVID-19 reported for NE Washington on Thursday

(STAFF REPORTS/Chewelah Independent)

On Thursday, NE Tri-County Health District announced six more cases of COVID-19 in the NE Washington area. On Aug. 19, they received the news that there were three new cases of COVID-19 in Newport, one case in Loon Lake, one in Colville and one in Wellpinit.

This comes after two straight days of  no cases being reported, followed by just one additional case in Colville being reported on Wednesday.

There has been 39 new cases of COVID-19 in the NE Tri-County area in the past two weeks. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 195 cases total.