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DC Area’s New Covid-19 Infections Going Into Friday

A look at how coronavirus cases are trending in the Washington region.

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Washingtonian is keeping you up to date on the coronavirus around DC.

The Washington region reported 1,797 new Covid-19 infections going into Friday, a substantial increase from the previous day but below the record high of 2,258 reached in early May.

All told, the Washington region’s total number of confirmed cases increased to 55,019 going into Friday, according to data pulled from daily updates to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center. (Washingtonian’s full data set can be found here.)

To examine the effect of the coronavirus on the area, Washingtonian examined only the data from the eight relevant jurisdictions that comprise the metro area.

Click here to see the full data set procured by Washingtonian, including county by county.

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Luke Mullins is a senior writer at Washingtonian magazine focusing on the people and institutions that control the city’s levers of power. He has written about the Koch Brothers’ attempt to take over The Cato Institute, David Gregory’s ouster as moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press, the collapse of Washington’s Metro system, and the conflict that split apart the founders of Politico.

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Benjamin Wofford is a staff writer at Washingtonian.