Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia all remain in a concerning position on the graph revealing the growth of coronavirus cases in the capital area.
New infections continue to trend upward throughout the D.C. area, usually.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam warned on Friday that his administration would implement harder constraints if required. But the District is reporting an encouraging figure: For the past four days, no new coronavirus deaths have actually been tape-recorded in the
city. What the Data Shows
A surge of coronavirus cases continues in Virginia.
On Monday, 984 brand-new infections were uncovered, the highest considering that June 7, when more than 1,200 new cases were counted.
The percent of favorable test results is climbing up, too. Virginia hit a low of percent positive about two-and-a-half weeks earlier, with 3 straight days under 6%. The last number of days, percent positives are just under 7%.
Considering that July 1, Virginia Beach has seen the biggest boost in cases (775 brand-new cases), followed by Fairfax (692 new cases).
In the Northern Virginia areas of Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax, Fairfax City, Falls Church and Prince William, the number of new cases counted every day has actually improved greatly because the end of May, when hundreds were reported each day. Throughout July, those locations combined have counted 201 or less new cases each day.
Hospitalizations are increasing in the commonwealth. There are 663 Virginians in hospitals with COVID-19, the greatest since June 13.
Hospitalizations in D.C. and Maryland are still stable, around 90 and 390, respectively.
Washington, D.C., reported 4 days without a COVID-19 death.
Still, the most recent data still reveals an out of proportion effect on African-Americans. Despite comprising about 40% of the city's population, Black Washingtonians represent 49% of diagnoses and 74% of deaths.
The map listed below programs the number of coronavirus cases diagnosed per 1,000 citizens.
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 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan weighed in on how schools ought to
- handle resuming in the fall. Here's more. Montgomery County Public Schools launched a draft of its reopening prepare for the approaching school year on Saturday. Here are the details. Virginia's guv stated he could restore tougher restrictions after the state reported more than 900 newcoronavirus infections Friday, the greatest daily total in more than a month. Read more. An ICE detention center in Virginia has a COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more. Resuming Tracker D.C.
Mayor Muriel Bowser
- says more information on school reopenings could be revealed Thursday. Virginia got in phase three resuming on July 1, loosening up limitations on dining establishments, stores, fitness centers and pools. However Gov. Northam said more restrictions could be executed if cases continue to grow. Prince George's County got in complete phase two on June 23, enabling the MGM Casino and gyms to resume. Washington, D.C., went into stage 2 on June 22, enabling indoor dining, health clubs, libraries and houses of worship to reopen with restrictions. Montgomery County went into phase two on June 19, resuming with restrictions fitness centers, houses of worship, indoor dining and retail. Maryland went into phase 2 of resuming on June
- 10, permitting indoor dining, outside swimming pools and outdoors amusements to reopen. How to Stay Safe There are methods to reduce your risk of catching coronavirus. Here are the CDC standards. Anybody over
the age of 2 should use 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, use hand sanitizer with at
- least 60%alcohol. Prevent close contact with anybody who lives outside your home. That means remaining 6 feet away from anybody outside your circle, even if
- you're wearing masks. Always cover coughs and sneezes. Tidy and disinfect regularly touched surface areas.
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