More than 14,000 people from all three jurisdictions have died of covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The Post has been tracking the number of cases reported across the region.
Zauzmer covers the D.C. government for The Post, reporting on measures set by city health officials to curtail the spread of the virus. Nirappil spent five years covering District politics and now reports on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. He recently wrote about the call for double-masking, or upgrading masks to protect against more transmittable variants of the virus.
Below, you’ll find a transcript of the published questions and responses from Zauzmer and Nirappil. Thanks for reading.