Here are some of the most significant and recent developments as the region responds to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease covid-19:
• Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said Friday that officials estimate about 93,000 people could be become infected with covid-19 in the city, based on the District’s projections. See more about the models the city uses to project infections.
• Earl Stoddard, the head of Montgomery County’s emergency management office said that the county’s hospitals are starting to feel the strain of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
• George Washington University Hospital will begin drive-through testing for the novel coronavirus beginning Monday in Foggy Bottom.