Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on July 10 – NBC4 Washington

10July 2020

Virginia saw a big jump in coronavirus cases, adding more than 900 medical diagnoses to the state's database.

Virginia's brand-new record is consistent with an upward pattern: Counted on a seven-day average, the number of new infections is increasing. Maryland is seeing a similar upward pattern, but with less remarkable numbers.

The District continues to remain in a relative plateau of new cases, however the information might be lagging amidst a massive need for tests. When D.C. started rolling out walk-up, appointment-free test websites, the city assured results in 3-5 days.

Now, it's taking a week for locals to get outcomes back, News4 reported. Some reported waiting 10 days.

A quicker turnaround time truly matters if somebody is infected, said Dr. Travis Gayles, the Montgomery County health officer.”You're reducing as best you can the window of opportunity for when a person is positive, may enter into contact with others and potentially contaminate them,” he stated.

The city is apparently seeking out more lab capability to reduce wait times.


What the Data Shows

The number of brand-new COVID-19 cases detected in Virginia every day has actually been ticking up since a low point in late June.

But the 904 brand-new infections tape-recorded on Friday is the highest single-day boost the state has actually seen in over a month. It's nearly 300 cases larger than the number that was added the previous day, 608.

More time and information is needed to inform if this is a far-flung spike. The last time Virginia counted more than 900 brand-new cases was June 7.

Hospitalizations in the commonwealth also went up from 586 on Thursday to 628, larger than its been in over 3 weeks.

Spikes can take place due to the fact that of a backlog of test results being announced. Nevertheless, Virginia's seven-day average of brand-new cases has actually been trending up this month.

Outside the commonwealth, Maryland's pattern in growing new cases continues.

In the District, a general plateau continues however the new case numbers have changed in the previous week. In the past week, July 4 had a low number with 12 brand-new infections. Wednesday had a dive of 73 cases, on Thursday reported 37 brand-new cases and increased to 64 on Friday.

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 Regional Coronavirus Headlines Virginia's guv stated he could bring back tougher constraints after the state reported more than 900 new coronavirus infections Friday, the greatest daily total in more than a month. Read more. Prince George's County remains among the leading 50 U.S. counties for coronavirus infections, but the metrics are enhancing.

  • Read more. D.C. is seeing as much as a 7-day wait for people'coronavirus test results to come back as need increases.
  • Read more. Prince Geoge's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks bit back at the concept that the location bore a high case burden due to the fact that it's a majority-black county with a high Latino population.” What we understand is that our county is dense and metropolitan. We house among the biggest sectors of the federal labor force. In addition to a good number of our homeowners are necessary employees,”she stated. More than 1.3 million Americans obtained unemployment benefits last week, a historically high speed that reveals that numerous companies are still laying people off in the face of a resurgent coronavirus.
  • Read more. After problems in Maryland's mostly mail-in primary last month, Gov. Larry Hogan has actually directed all polling areas and early ballot centers to open for November's election. He also directed absentee tally demand applications to be mailed for every eligible Maryland citizen. Read more. D.C. is worried there might be”excess deaths”not attributed to coronavirus because homeowners
  • are avoiding healthcare facilities. Read more. Resuming Tracker Virginia went into phase three resuming

    . Anyone over the age of 2

    ought to wear a mask or face covering. Keep it over your nose and mouth. Wash your hands typically.

    • When you do, scrub with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds. As a backup, utilize hand sanitizer with at
    • least 60%alcohol. Prevent close contact with anybody who lives outside your home. That implies staying 6 feet far from anybody outside your circle, even if
    • you're using masks. Always cover coughs and sneezes. Tidy and decontaminate regularly touched surface areas.
    • Sophia Barnes, Andrea Swalec and Anisa Holmes contributed to

    this report Correction July 10th, 1:37 p.m.Due to a recording mistake, this short article initially listed a

    greater variety of new coronavirus cases in Virginia. We apologize for the mistake. Source: nbcwashington.com

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