Tri-Cities: 74 new coronavirus cases announced Friday
TRI-CITIES, Wash. — The health district announced 74 new coronavirus cases in the Tri-CIties area Friday.
Benton County had 35 new cases for a total of 3,466. Its death toll is at 100.
Franklin County had 38 new cases for a total of 3,249. Its death toll is at 39.
There were no additional deaths to report for a second day in a row.
As of late Friday morning, 59 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus in the Tri-Cities and Prosser.
462 longterm care home residents and staff have tested positive.
Benton and Franklin counties are in a modified Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan.