Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Aug. 13 – NBC4 Washington

13August 2020

Metro services will resume to pre-pandemic levels, bring back metrorail and bus services that have actually been restricted or totally closed down.

General Manager and CEO Paul Wiedefeld said the changes were possible since of moneying received through federal aid from the CARES Act. Weekday rail journeys will nearly double and bus service will go back to 75% during the week.

All riders on all Metro services are reminded that masks are needed.

What the Data Shows

Both Maryland and Virginia are quick approaching 100,000 cases.

Northern Virginia is seeing a slow but consistent upward trend in the 7-day average for cases. It's at 309, up from 251 average day-to-day cases on August 1.

In general, D.C. added 65 news cases to it's overall Thursday. Maryland saw and extra 776 and Virginia had 1054 more.

There were an overall 20 deaths reported Thursday. D.C. had one, Maryland had 9 and Virginia had 10.

The map listed below programs the number of coronavirus cases diagnosed per 1,000 homeowners.

Coronavirus Cases in DC

, Maryland and Virginia COVID-19 cases by population in D.C. and by county in Maryland and Virginia Regional Coronavirus Headlines The monumental choice made by the Big Ten on Tuesday afternoon

CDC: Anyone over

the age of 2 should use a mask or face covering. Keep it over your nose and mouth. Wash your hands frequently. When you

  • do, scrub with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds. As a backup, use hand sanitizer with a minimum of 60 %alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with anyone who lives outside your home. That indicates remaining six feet away from anybody outside your circle, even if you're using masks.
  • Always cover coughs and sneezes. Tidy and sanitize often touched surfaces.
  • Sophia Barnes, Andrea Swalec and Anisa Holmes added to this report Source:


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