DMV Coronavirus Cases Top 400 as Death Toll Rises

Washington, D.C. (Sunday, March 22, 2020) – As of Sunday morning, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Washington, D.C. area has surpassed 400 and the death toll in the region stands at 7.

The District has 98 confirmed cases. Maryland has 194 and over in Virginia, 152 persons are infected with the virus.    Meantime, a third person died in Maryland yesterday.  The victim is a woman in her 40s from Montgomery County.  In Virginia, a man in his 60s from Fairfax County also died from COVID-19.  Officials in both states say the victims had other health issues.

Officials across the DMV are embarking on daily measures to combat the spread, including limiting bus service and blocking streets to stop crowds from flocking to the Tidal Basin to watch the Cherry Blossoms.