Here are some of the most significant recent developments as the region responds to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease covid-19:
• Maryland officials have leased a massive ice-skating complex in Laurel for use as a temporary morgue during the coronavirus crisis.
• Ocean City will open its boardwalk and inlet starting Saturday, officials said, but cautioned that a stay-at-home order is still in effect.
• Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said he expects to ease some restrictions on nonessential businesses soon, but D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser on Tuesday urged residents to remember that the city is under a stay-at-home order and to use caution as the coronavirus outbreak continues.
• The District, Maryland and Virginia added 108 known coronavirus-related deaths on Tuesday, with most of them in Maryland, as well as 1,625 new cases across the three jurisdictions.
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