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More than 38,000 people have died from coronavirus in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

More than 3,490,000 cases have been reported.

Data as of September 22, 2022
7-day average of daily new reported cases per 100k since Feb. 29
District of Columbia
rise in new cases
in past week

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Case rates dropped to record lows in the summer before surging again in the fall, driven in large part by relaxed restrictions on gatherings and the spread of the delta variant, largely among pockets of unvaccinated people. They plateaued in September — a testament to the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines, experts say — before ticking up again in early November.

But after the Christmas holiday, the region saw its highest seven-day averages of new cases at any point since the pandemic began in early 2020, fueled in part by the omicron variant.

Coronavirus-related deaths, which often lag caseloads by several weeks, are starting to decline after having sharply ticked up at the beginning of the year. In early March, D.C. announced it switched to weekly reporting of coronavirus cases and deaths, instead of daily reporting, citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new framework for estimating the amount of coronavirus in a community.

New daily reported cases in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

At least have been reported since Feb. 29.

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D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) lifted the city’s indoor mask mandate and the city’s requirement that patrons of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, theaters, gyms and many other indoor businesses show proof of vaccination to enter. There is no statewide mask mandate in Virginia or Maryland, and although Maryland jurisdictions can opt for their own mandates, counties including Montgomery and Prince George’s have lifted them.

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Reported cases per 100,000 residents by county (7-day average)

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Note: Virginia did not provide county information for 121 deaths. Maryland did not provide county information for 44 deaths.

Counties/cities with highest rates of reported cases

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Intensive-care hospitalizations have fallen after rising during the omicron surge.

Reported covid-19 hospitalizations

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Filled ICU beds
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About this page

This case tracker relies on data provided by the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia health departments. Earlier in the pandemic, The Washington Post made small adjustments to some of the data to account for unexplained fluctuations in the state reports. On May 1, with the number of cases exceeding 45,000, The Post switched to a more automated process that does not allow for those adjustments. This resulted in a minor fluctuation in the state totals on May 1 and some small discrepancies in the historical data shown for April 25. Deaths are recorded on the dates they are announced, not necessarily the dates they occur.

Hospitalization data since July 15, 2020, is from the Department of Health and Human Services TeleTracking and HHS Protect hospital reporting systems. It updates once daily by early afternoon but should be considered provisional until updated with weekly historical HHS data. Hospitalization data before July 15 was provided by state health departments.

All numbers are provisional and may be revised by the jurisdictions.

The seven-day rolling average uses the past seven days of new daily reported cases or deaths to calculate a daily average, starting from the most recent full day of data.

Population data is based on five-year estimates from the 2019 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Originally published March 13, 2020.

Design and development by Leslie Shapiro, Youjin Shin and Chris Alcantara. Story by Rebecca Tan. Dana Hedgpeth, Fenit Nirappil, Kevin Uhrmacher, Gabriel Florit, Danielle Rindler, Armand Emamdjomeh, Rachel Chason, Erin Cox, Lola Fadulu, Antonio Olivo, Jenna Portnoy, Patricia Sullivan, Laura Vozzella, Ovetta Wiggins, Perry Stein and Hannah Natanson also contributed to this report.

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Recent changes on this page

August 17, 2022 Removed data on test positivity due to the increasing use of home COVID tests, most of which go unreported to health agencies. Removed vaccinations, as data on COVID vaccinations have become less instructive as the counts of those receiving initial shots or boosters drops.

January 8, 2021 Added vaccination data.

December 15 Removed anomalous data (such as backlogged cases or deaths reported in bulk on the same day) from the rolling averages and other data improvements.

August 24 Replaced the modeled trend with a more standard 7-day rolling average of new daily cases and deaths.

July 23 Redesigned and added new features to the page, including visualizations of hospitalization data, a 14-day modeled trend of new reported cases and deaths, testing data and this changelog.