About Coronavirus 2020
Washingtonian is keeping you up to date on the coronavirus around DC.
The District of Columbia Monday updated its list of high-risk states. Anyone traveling to Washington, DC, from these states for non-essential activities, or returning home from one of them, must quarantine for two weeks, the city’s health department says. Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island have been added to the list; none have come off.
This is the longest list the District has issued and will be in effect until November 2. Its previous peak was 30 states this past August. People traveling from Maryland and Virginia are exempt from the District’s order.
The additions come at a time of rising coronavirus cases in the US—a 30 percent rise over the last two weeks, according to the New York Times.
Here’s the full list: