Yakima Health District announces 7th coronavirus death


YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima Health District reported Friday that seven people have now died of coronavirus-related complications in Yakima County,

Total cases in the county rose to 289, a 20% increase from the day before.

Sixteen people are currently hospitalized for the virus and 25 are listed as “previously hospitalized.”

Visit the Yakima Health District’s website for more information on COVID-19.

Previous day’s coverage: 17 hospitalized for coronavirus in Yakima County, cases rise to 240