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Tracking coronavirus deaths, cases and vaccinations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

7-day common of every day new reported instances per 100k since Feb. 29
District of Columbia

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Coronavirus case charges are on the rise within the District, Maryland and Virginia. Whereas D.C. has introduced again the indoor masks mandate as a response to elevated transmission charges of the virus, Virginia and Maryland leaders have as a substitute centered on rising the vaccination fee.

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Whereas nowhere as excessive because the winter surge, the rise in instances is pushed, consultants say, by relaxed restrictions on gatherings and mask mandates, remaining pockets of unvaccinated folks, and the unfold of the highly contagious delta variant.

Deaths, which frequently lag caseloads by a number of weeks, have fallen within the area because the spring.

New every day reported instances in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

At the least have been reported since Feb. 29.

Many restrictions on eating, purchasing and gathering have been lifted, permitting ebullient but wary residents to reunite with their family members and resume a few of their pre-pandemic routines. Nevertheless, the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention issued new guidance in July, calling for each vaccinated and unvaccinated folks to renew carrying masks in indoor public locations in areas the place coronavirus transmission charges are substantial or excessive. A lot of Virginia is on this class, as is D.C. and about half of Maryland. Whereas some jurisdictions, together with D.C., Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, and Baltimore Metropolis, have opted to revive their indoor masks mandates, different jurisdictions have stored it non-compulsory. Companies have the choice of retaining masks necessities in place.

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Academics have been vaccinated in lots of locations — and most faculty districts have resumed at the least some in-person courses. Many are planning for nearly normal schooling within the fall.

Reported instances per 100,000 residents by county (7-day common)

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Virginia, Maryland and the District are now not facing more demand for the vaccine than they’ve accessible provide. Every jurisdiction has shifted from an appointment-based system to in depth outreach and walk-in vaccination choices. They’re additionally providing incentives for folks to get vaccinated, together with a Maryland lottery program for individuals who have been vaccinated that had a high prize of $400,000, and a college scholarship lottery for Maryland youngsters who’ve gotten vaccinated. Counties are reporting wide disparities within the variety of folks vaccinated.

Doses of covid-19 vaccines administered per 100,000 residents

Doses administered per day

Word: Partially vaccinated exhibits individuals who have acquired one dose of a two-dose vaccine. Absolutely vaccinated exhibits individuals who have accomplished vaccination, both via each doses of a two-dose vaccine, or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine.

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In April, as the availability of doses elevated, eligibility opened to everybody over 16 within the District and throughout the nation. In Could, the CDC accredited the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for 12-to-15-year-olds, prompting a surge of vaccinations amongst youthful adolescents.

Assessments reported
per 100,000 residents

Optimistic exams

Damaging exams

Word: The full variety of exams is calculated as reported unfavourable exams plus reported constructive exams. The p.c constructive is calculated as reported constructive exams within the final seven days divided by whole reported exams within the final seven days. The final seven days are counted from the newest date reported.

Hospitalizations spiked to their highest ranges of the pandemic in Virginia over the winter holidays, and had been larger in Maryland and the District than at any level because the spring. Whereas these numbers have since fallen, the seven-day common of hospitalizations within the area has been slowly rising once more since mid- to late June.

Intensive care hospitalizations are additionally rising, though they nonetheless are at low ranges relative to a lot of the pandemic.

Reported covid-19 hospitalizations

At the moment hospitalized

Crammed ICU beds

About this web page

This case tracker depends on information offered by the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia well being departments. Earlier within the pandemic, The Washington Put up made small changes to a number of the information to account for unexplained fluctuations within the state experiences. On Could 1, with the variety of instances exceeding 45,000, The Put up switched to a extra automated course of that doesn’t enable for these changes. This resulted in a minor fluctuation within the state totals on Could 1 and a few small discrepancies within the historic information proven for April 25. Deaths are recorded on the dates they’re introduced, not essentially the dates they happen.

Hospitalization information since July 15, 2020, is from the Division of Well being and Human Companies TeleTracking and HHS Protect hospital reporting systems. It updates as soon as every day by early afternoon, however ought to be thought of provisional till up to date with weekly historical HHS data. Hospitalization information earlier than July 15 was offered by state well being departments.

Knowledge on vaccination doses administered is from the CDC. The information contains vaccinations administered by the Protection Division, the Veterans Well being Administration, Indian Well being Service and Bureau of Prisons attributed to the state during which they got. Vaccination totals for D.C. embody a large variety of nonresidents who commute into the District from neighboring states for work.

Testing information is from the Covid-19 Tracking Project.

All numbers are provisional and could also be revised by the jurisdictions.

The seven-day rolling common makes use of the previous seven days of latest every day reported instances or deaths to calculate a every day common, ranging from the newest full day of information.

Inhabitants information are five-year estimates from the 2019 American Neighborhood Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Initially printed March 13, 2020.

Design and improvement by Leslie Shapiro, Youjin Shin and Chris Alcantara. Story by Rebecca Tan. Dana Hedgpeth, Fenit Nirappil, Kevin Uhrmacher, Gabriel Florit, Danielle Rindler, Armand Emamdjomeh, Rachel Chason, Erin Cox, Lola Fadulu, Antonio Olivo, Jenna Portnoy, Patricia Sullivan, Laura Vozzella, Ovetta Wiggins, Perry Stein and Hannah Natanson additionally contributed to this report.

Contact the staff at dmvcoronavirustracker@washpost.com