Bowser: No Covid Deaths on May 25; Stage 1 Opening Likely on Friday

May 26, 2020

Given statistical data meeting the District’s targets, the city will begin its Phase 1 reopening on May 29, as previously reported.

D.C.: Coronavirus Data for May 24 — 440 Deaths

May 25, 2020

From the Office of the Mayor: The District’s reported data for Sunday, May 25, 2020, includes 115 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to […]

D.C. Looks to Begin Reopening May 29, Mayor Says

May 21, 2020

With community spread of the disease declining for the last 11 days, D.C. looks certain to hit the 14-day mark that will allow a partial reopening.

Teaching Online Is a Challenge

May 20, 2020

It’s been eight weeks since the coronavirus pandemic closed schools in D.C. and teachers were told they had to teach all their classes online. On March 16, when the order […]

COVID-19 Infections Down at D.C. Jail as Lawsuit Continues

May 18, 2020

The inmates had claimed that the Department of Corrections was recklessly endangering prisoners’ health by not taking preventive measures to avoid infection.

Partial Reopening for Art, Toy and Book Shops


Under D.C.’s Educational and Academic Retail Shops (EARS) pilot program, certain nonessential businesses can get waivers to offer pickup and curbside service through June 8.

Morgan Pharmacy Opens COVID-19 Testing

May 14, 2020

No doctor’s referral is required. Those who want to be tested fill out a questionnaire online and then are given a choice of appointment times between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays.

D.C. Extends Stay-at-Home Order Through June 8


Nonessential businesses remain closed, students will continue to learn at home and gatherings of more than 10 individuals not of the same household are still prohibited.

GU Cuts Budget, Holds Virtual Graduations


Georgetown University President John DeGioia said in a May 12 statement that the university can expect a shortfall of $50 million before the fall semester begins.

Office of the Mayor: Coronavirus Data for May 12

May 13, 2020

(WASHINGTON, DC) – The District’s reported data for Tuesday, May 12, 2020, includes 99 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 6,584. The District […]