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DC Area Tops 60,000 Covid Cases

The region passed the new threshold going into Wednesday.

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

The Washington region reported 1,312 new Covid-19 infections going into Wednesday, a decrease from the previous day and well below the record high of 2,258 reached in early May.

All told, the Washington region’s total number of confirmed cases increased to 61,162 going into Wednesday, 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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