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Hundreds in D.C. asked to quarantine after exposure in church

Several hundred people in D.C. are being asked to self-quarantine after a reverend of a prominent church tested positive for the coronavirus.

WASHINGTON — Several hundred people are being asked to self-quarantine after potential exposure to the first identified case of the new coronavirus in the nation's capital, now publicly identified as the rector of a prominent Episcopal church.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser says anyone who entered Christ Church Georgetown on Feb. 24 or between Feb. 28 and March 3 is asked to self-quarantine for two weeks from the date of their entrance to the church. 

The district has confirmed four other coronavirus cases. 

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