1st Coronavirus-Related Death Reported In Washington D.C.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Washington D.C. is reporting its first death related to the novel coronavirus, a 59-year-old man with previous underlying conditions.

“It is with great sadness that we announce a tragic death and, on behalf of our residents, I share our love and condolences with the patient’s family and friends,” said Mayor Muriel Bowser. “As a community, we must continue to support one another during these uncertain times. Everyone must do their part so that we can blunt the spread and protect our families, friends, and neighbors.”

According to yesterday's 8 pm report, March 19th, there have been 32 new positive cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 71 individuals.

Today, at 3 pm EST, Mayor Muriel Bowser is scheduled to hold a press conference.

Watch live: here 

Donate

Comments

Find us at

Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS Flipboard

Share This Article!

Like this article?

Tags

Washington DC Muriel Bowser Coronavirus COVID-19

Related stories

MP Andrew Bridgen Welcomes PM Johnson For The First School Reopening In North West Leicestershire

MP Andrew Bridgen Welcomes PM Johnson For The First School Reopening In North West Leicestershire

PM Johnson, welcomed by MP for North West Leicestershire Andrew Bridgen, made an appearance at Coalville’s Castle Rock School on Wednesday to speak to students and congratulate the staff for a safe reopening.   Yesterday,…

Read more trending_flat
Why Does The Trump Administration Openly Try To Discredit Dr. Fauci?

Why Does The Trump Administration Openly Try To Discredit Dr. Fauci?

Dr. Fauci was the leading scientific expert on humanity’s worst infectious diseases, including AIDS, Ebola, and SARS, over many decades, and is now tackling the worst of all, SARS-CoV-2, or the COVID-19 pandemic. However, many…

Read more trending_flat
In Over 40% Of  Schools Globally, Children Cannot Wash Their Hands 

In Over 40% Of Schools Globally, Children Cannot Wash Their Hands 

Around the world, the pandemic reinforced the importance of proper hygiene and sanitation. As schools look to reopen safely, an urgent question to answer is whether they can provide the ideal sanitary conditions for their students.…

Read more trending_flat
Dr Tedros Of WHO: We Have Learned Lessons The Hard Way

Dr Tedros Of WHO: We Have Learned Lessons The Hard Way

This year at the Aspen Security Forum (ASF), every focus is pulled by the gravity of a dangerous and unseen global security threat, the coronavirus.  The World Health Organization (WHO) partnered with ASF to outline its strategies…

Read more trending_flat
COVID-19 Remains A Priority In Beirut Following Deadly Explosion

COVID-19 Remains A Priority In Beirut Following Deadly Explosion

On Wednesday, a plane sent by the World Health Organization (WHO) with 20 tonnes of medical supplies landed in Beirut.  The need for supplies came as the capital of Lebanon experienced a deadly explosion with at least 157 casualties…

Read more trending_flat
Andrew Cuomo To Federal Government: 'Shame on all of you'

Andrew Cuomo To Federal Government: 'Shame on all of you'

At a press conference, N.Y. Governor Cuomo criticized the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and demanded that President Trump admit the truth about the mistakes he has made by downplaying its gravity.  Cuomo…

Read more trending_flat

Latest article

Top