Infected number rises in Othello
City has 23 cases as Adams County number increases slightly
Last updated 4/5/2020 at 5pm
OTHELLO -- The number of Wuhan coronavirus cases is rising, with almost half of the cases connected to a single family.
As of Sunday afternoon, Adams County health officials were reporting 23 cases in the city, 11 of which were in one family. There are only four other cases in Adams County, three of which are within a family that has members in Ritzville and Lind.
Total, there are 27 cases county wide, with two cases in each Ritzville and Lind, officials said, noting a total of 161 people have been tested.
One infected resident is hospitalized, seven are recovering at home, officials said.
Health officials said 107 residents tested negative for the virus and 23 test results are pending.