Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Sept. 26 – NBC4 Washington

26September 2020

A judge sentenced a Maryland man to a year in the Charles County Detention Center for throwing parties that surpassed capability restrictions at the start of the guv's coronavirus emergency order.

Shawn Marshall Myers, 42, of Hughesville was arrested in March when officers found more than 50 people hanging out around a bonfire at his house. At the time, events were limited to 10 people in Maryland.

New declarations from school officials indicates Thursday's proclamation that fall sports might return in the state of Maryland appears to have actually been an incorrect start, one that penalized the emotions and mindset of public school student-athletes and those who support them, NBC Sports Washington reported.

Montgomery County Public Schools stated guidance needs to be examined even more. Then, the Public School Superintendents' Association of Maryland provided a statement saying that sports could return behind in-person school.

D.C. Public Schools structures are being examined to determine if they can be COVID-ready for some in-person knowing to begin Nov. 9, sources told News4.

What the Data Shows

Seven-day moving averages of new cases are below one week earlier, to 45 in D.C., 461 in Maryland and 744 in Virginia.

However, new case numbers reported daily have increased through the week.

D.C. added 52 cases Saturday, compared to 23 on Monday, the week's floor.

Virginia included 890 cases Saturday, substantially more than today's low of 525 brand-new cases on Wednesday.

Maryland added 613 cases on Saturday, greater than the week's low point of 344 cases on Tuesday.

Nevertheless, reporting can fluctuate based upon laboratory bandwidth, the number of individuals get tested and the day of the week.

The map listed below shows the number of coronavirus cases detected per 100,000 locals.

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

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How to Stay Safe

There are ways to decrease your danger of capturing coronavirus. Here are standards from the CDC:

  • Anyone over the age of 2 must 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 at least 20 seconds. As a backup, use hand sanitizer with a minimum of 60% alcohol.
  • Prevent close contact with anybody who lives outside your house. That means staying 6 feet far from anyone outside your circle, even if you're using masks.
  • Constantly cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and decontaminate frequently touched surfaces.


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