COVID-19 Infections Soar Beyond 1k Across DMV

Washington, D.C. (Thursday, March 26, 2020) – Health officials across the DMV are seeing a spike in the number of infected persons daily with now more than 13-hundred cases and counting.  Elected leaders are scrambling to keep up with the ever rising numbers, holding daily briefings to keep residents abreast while stressing for people to stay home.

Meantime, the urgency is increasing for the federal government to step up with money to help fight the pandemic in the Washington.  DC, Maryland, and Virginia have all expanded testing sites across the region.  But local leaders are all calling on the White House to free up dollars to purchase much needed supplies for healthcare workers and for testing.

The District has 267 confirmed cases.  Maryland has 580 and Virginia has 460 persons who have tested positive for COVID-19.