Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Aug. 16 – NBC4 Washington

16August 2020

Counties across the location are working to resolve issues with social distancing.

Arlington County passed an emergency situation ordinance two weeks ago to avoid people from gathering in groups of 3 or more on walkways and in streets.

Prince William County is checking in on services to make certain they are following phase 3 resuming standards with assessments.

What the Data Shows

Virginia and Maryland have actually both gone beyond 100,000 validated cases.

D.C. has more than 13,000 cases, bringing the total for the region to over 215,000.

The map below shows the variety of coronavirus cases diagnosed per 1,000 residents.

Coronavirus Cases in DC

, Maryland and Virginia COVID-19 cases by population in D.C. and by county in Maryland and Virginia

Local Coronavirus Headlines

CDC: Anyone over

the age of 2 need to wear 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 at least 20 seconds. As a backup, use hand sanitizer with at least 60 %alcohol.
  • Prevent close contact with anybody who lives outside your house. That indicates staying 6 feet away from anyone outside your circle, even if you're using masks.
  • Always cover coughs and sneezes. Tidy and disinfect regularly touched surface areas.
  • Sophia Barnes, Andrea Swalec and Anisa Holmes contributed to this report Source:


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