COVID-19 Cases Increase In The DMV

Coronavirus cases in Virginia and Maryland rose by 200 cases in each state over the last 24 hours.  There are now three-thousand-405 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Maryland, Virginia and DC. Maryland has one-thousand-660 cases, Virginia one-thousand-250 while D-C is reporting 495 cases.  Fifty-four people in the region have reportedly died from complications due to COVID-19. Meanwhile, Mayor Muriel Bowser is extending the stay-at-home order until April 24th in the District. She said DC police will be broadcasting scripted messages encouraging residents to stay inside. Anyone who is traveling in the District is subject to be stopped and will have to provide ID showing they are an essential employee or on their way to get essentials. Bowser said the order is likely to be extended past April 24th.