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 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
- Maryland reports 431 new cases of coronavirus in the state and 28 additional deaths.
- Health officials in Virginia report 390 new cases of coronavirus and 5 additional deaths in the commonwealth.
Sunday, June 7:
- 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 now has 57,973 cases of coronavirus, with 1003 currently hospitalized and 2,626 confirmed deaths.
- 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 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 now has 57,482 cases of coronavirus, with 1,059 currently hospitalized and 2,616 confirmed deaths.
- Confirmed cases in Virginia rises by 865, bringing the total number to 49,397 cases in the commonwealth.
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: