Jacqueline Dupree

Newsroom Intranet Editor

Education: University of Florida, B.S. in History

Jacqueline Dupree currently tracks coronavirus case, hospitalization, and death numbers as reported by state health departments for The Washington Post. The official job title for Dupree, who has been at The Post since 1998, is Newsroom Intranet Editor. She has also contributed to coverage of the neighborhood near Nationals Park in Southeast Washington, as well as other stories as needed.
Latest from Jacqueline Dupree

Covid hospitalizations rising post-Thanksgiving after an autumn lull

Public health authorities are concerned the increase in covid patients will exacerbate the strain on hospitals already reeling from RSV and influenza cases.

December 4, 2022

FDA authorizes coronavirus vaccine boosters for 12-to-15-year-olds as schools reopen amid omicron surge

The agency also cleared booster shots for children 5 to 11 with compromised immune systems.

January 3, 2022

Omicron and children: Pediatric hospitals in parts of U.S. filling fast

About 800 kids have been admitted nearly every day this week, with those in Ohio, Texas, Pennsylvania and New York hit particularly hard by the juggernaut variant.

December 24, 2021

Coronavirus infections rise in northern states, Mountain West, as holidays near

U.S. could face a fifth major wave of cases, but vaccinations and new treatments would likely temper its severity.

November 10, 2021

Coronavirus numbers are dropping. More vaccinations can prevent a winter surge, Fauci says.

Even as the most recent coronavirus surge has started to wane nationwide, the United States is far from its pre-delta-variant levels.

October 18, 2021

The summer coronavirus surge has started to ebb, but delta’s danger remains

A nationwide decline in new infections and hospitalizations is fueled by sharp drops in Southern states with low vaccination rates that were hit hard by the highly contagious delta variant.

October 2, 2021

California is seeing covid-19 cases drop. Has the state turned the tide on the delta variant?

Experts say the state’s embrace of vaccines, masks and other public health measures has helped it contain the highly transmissible delta.

September 16, 2021

In Florida, a summer of death and resistance as the coronavirus rampaged

Residents and leaders are surveying the damage left from more than 7,000 deaths since July Fourth and communities scarred by feuds over masks and vaccines.

September 6, 2021

U.S. covid death toll hits 1,500 a day amid delta scourge

“A perfect storm of viral changes and behavioral changes” is driving pandemic’s fourth wave in the United States.

September 3, 2021

Hurricane Ida forces three damaged hospitals to evacuate patients

Coast Guard rescues seven patients from hospital with roof torn off by storm.

August 30, 2021