Another Coronavirus Death In DC

Washington, D.C.  (Sunday, March 22, 2020) – The District of Columbia has confirmed its 2nd death related to the coronavirus.  The DC Department of Health says the patient is a a 65-year-old female.  She  was admitted to a local hospital with underlying health conditions and passed away Saturday, March 21st. According to a statement released by DC Health, the woman tested positive for COVID-19 and was included among the District’s reporting data.  Mayor Muriel Bowser released the following statement.

“I am saddened to announce a second death related to COVID-19 in our community. The hearts and prayers of our entire city are with her family and loved ones,” said Mayor Muriel Bowser. “We are in a critical phase of this health crisis, and we need everyone doing their part to blunt the spread of the virus. We need people following the guidance of our public health officials, staying at home, and not doing anything to put themselves or our community at risk.”

The District’s number of confirmed infections stands at 98.