District Of Columbia

Cases

New DC Cases

September 18
+62
Trend
Rising

New DC Deaths

September 18
0
Trend
Rising

Total DC Cases

Confirmed cases
14,852
Deaths
619

Tests in DC

Positive-Test Rate
1.4%

County Trends

Rising
1
Falling
0

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
District Of Columbia
STATUS: REOPENING
Cases
14,852 confirmed cases, with 62 new cases yesterday
Masks
Mask mandate
Closures
Indoor performance venues
Fact
Patients without symptoms pose a risk of infecting others, so it’s not enough to wait until you have symptoms to wear a mask. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
8/25/2020
DC health releases updated list of high-risk states: travelers will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days from arrival
7/22/2020
DC mayor to order mandatory masks as infections rise again

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.