Washington, DC

Note: Pending test result numbers are no longer listed.

From the Mayor’s office:

“As of 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, the District’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) data includes six new positive cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 10 individuals.

· 59-year-old male

Contact tracing underway – History of travel to level-3 country

· 58-year-old female

Contact tracing underway – Attended conference in the District where positive cases were identified

· 39-year-old male

Contact tracing underway – History of travel to level-3 country

· 24-year-old male

Contact tracing underway – No known exposure

· 59-year-old female

Contact tracing underway – Contact with a previously identified case in the District

· 69-year-old female

Contact tracing underway – No known exposure

Going forward, the District will disseminate the number of positive cases, as third-party labs outside of the DC Public Health Laboratory have no obligation to report negative results.”

From Alert DC:

Mayor Muriel Bowser declared both a state of emergency and a public health emergency, effective immediately. The DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) will activate the District’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Joint Information Center (JIC) to provide additional coordination for the District’s COVID-19 response.

Earlier today, DC Health recommended that non-essential mass gatherings, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or canceled through March 31. As a result, the District is pulling permits for two events in March – the Rock and Roll DC Marathon and Half Marathon and 5K and the Scope It Out 5K.

Additionally, DC Public Schools announced that they have moved their teacher Professional Development day from Friday, March 20 to Monday, March 16 to prepare for the possibility of distance learning.”


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