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Coronavirus in the DMV: June 8

The coronavirus impact on the DMV continues to grow. Here are the updates for June 8.

WASHINGTON — The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading across the DMV, leading to unprecedented changes to our everyday life to reduce the disease.

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Monday, June 8:

DC

  • DC health officials report an additional 57 cases of coronavirus and two additional deaths as a result of the virus. In total, DC reports 9,389 coronavirus cases and 491 deaths.
  • Health officials are urging those protesting the death of George Floyd across the country to get tested for COVID-19

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MARYLAND

  • Maryland reports 431 new cases of coronavirus in the state and 28 additional deaths.

VIRGINIA

  • Health officials in Virginia report 390 new cases of coronavirus and 5 additional deaths in the commonwealth.

Sunday, June 7:

DC

  • DC announces 9,332 total cases of the virus as protests and crowds grow downtown. There are now 489 deaths from the virus in DC so far.

MARYLAND

  • Maryland now has  57,973 cases of coronavirus, with 1003 currently hospitalized and 2,626 confirmed deaths.

VIRGINIA

  • There are 50,861 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Virginia. 5,106 are still hospitalized and there are now 1,472 deaths from the virus.

Saturday, June 6:

DC

  • DC announces  9,269 total cases of the virus as protests and crowds grow downtown. There are now  483 deaths from the virus in DC so far.

MARYLAND

  • Maryland now has  57,482 cases of coronavirus, with 1,059 currently hospitalized and 2,616 confirmed deaths.

VIRGINIA

  • Confirmed cases in Virginia rises by 865, bringing the total number to  49,397 cases in the commonwealth.

Read previous updates here.

Updates on coronavirus cases come from health departments between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. every day.  


What precautions should you take?

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are unavailable.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

Check the status of the virus in your state with your state health department's websites by tapping below:

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