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DCH announces three COVID-19 deaths

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health confirmed three COVID-19-related deaths last week. County health officials were notified that a man in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, and a man in his 80s that tested positive for COVID-19 passed away. We send our sincere thoughts and heartfelt condolences to the individual’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Case Overview (as of 09/16/21 @ 12:00 PM):

• Confirmed Cases: 7,798

• Recovered: 7,181

• Deaths: 82

• Active: 538 (includes 7 WSP inmate & 7 WSP staff)

Home Isolation: 524

Hospitalized: 14

Case counts are frequently changing as new cases go through county case investigation and tracing. More information about cases, including the community of residence, age, and gender, can be found on the Walla Walla County COVID-19 website.

DCH would like to remind everyone that there are resources available for anyone in our community that may be feeling the stressful impacts of COVID-19. Those looking for help can visit or email Both English and Spanish language assistance is available.


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