Stevens County Records Second Case of COVID-19


A second COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Stevens County.

The Northeast Tri County Health District also has its first case in Ferry County.

Health authorities say all three people are at home and not in hospital, while staff track down and notify anyone who may have been in close contact.

The district expects to confirm more cases as testing increases.

Officials reported 120 tests from across all three counties including Pend Oreille have come back negative.

The Northeast Tri County Health District is based in Colville where schools were shut down for three days while officials awaited test results from a presumed infection. It too came back negative.