The D.C. Department of Health confirmed 21 new positive cases of the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, Monday night, bringing the total to 137 positive cases in the District.
Mayor Muriel Bowser reported Sunday the second death in the District due to COVID-19. A woman, 65, with underlying health conditions was admitted to a local hospital and died Saturday night. She had tested positive for the coronvirus and was included in D.C. Health’s reporting data.
“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,” Bowser said. “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.”
Positive COVID-19 Cases for the District of Columbia:
On March 25, D.C. Health released the following information about 21 new cases:
1-year-old female20-year-old male21-year-old male24-year-old male25-year-old female27-year-old male27-year-old female31-year-old female33-year-old female34-year-old male36-year-old male38-year-old female38-year-old male41-year-old male51-year-old female52-year-old male52-year-old female53-year-old male56-year-old female63-year-old male73-year-old female
On March 24, D.C. Health released the following information about 18 new cases:
10-year-old male13-year-old male22-year-old female24-year-old female26-year-old female32-year-old male33-year-old female36-year-old female36-year-old male37-year-old female37-year-old male45-year-old female46-year-old male56-year-old female 57-year-old male71-year-old female71-year-old female
On March 23, D.C. Health released the following information about 21 new cases:
9-year-old female11-year-old female22-year-old male23-year-old male26-year-old male27-year-old male31-year-old male32-year-old female32-year-old female36-year-old male37- year-old male39 -year-old male43-year-old female43-year-old female44-year-old female48-year-old female52-year-old male54-year-old male58-year-old male61-year-old male63-year-old male
D.C. Health asks District residents to practice social distancing to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. It also recommends residents adopt the following procedures:
Stay home when you are sickWash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not availableAvoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed handsCover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a trashClean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces