D.C. to Loosen COVID Restrictions May 1

April 5, 2021

Here is a rundown of activities that will be allowed to reopen or dial up in the District beginning on May 1, according to Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Health.

Vaccine Eligibility Expands, But Distribution Is Slow

February 22, 2021

The new eligibility for 16-to-64-year-olds applies to those with cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, an immunocompromised state or other conditions.

D.C. Updates List of High-Risk States; Removes Delaware

August 10, 2020

DC Health released an updated list of high-risk states where the seven-day moving average of daily new COVID-19 cases is 10 or more per 100,000 persons on Aug. 10. Mayor […]

Mayor Mandates Masks, Extends Emergency to Oct. 9

July 23, 2020

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s July 22 executive order mandates the wearing of face coverings outside as well as in enclosed office spaces and the lobbies of apartment houses.

D.C. Covid-19 Deaths Stand at 543

June 25, 2020

From the Office of the Mayor: The District’s reported data for Wednesday, June 24, 2020, includes 31 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to […]

D.C. Sets Phase 2 Reopening: Monday, June 22

June 17, 2020

Restaurants and shops may open at half-capacity inside. Houses of worship may open at half-capacity or with a maximum of 100 persons, whichever is lower.

D.C. COVID-19 Deaths Near 500 (June 9 Data)

June 10, 2020

From the Office of the Mayor: The District’s reported data for Tuesday, June 9, 2020, includes 63 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.

Mayor Announces Reopening Group, Contact Tracing

April 23, 2020

At an April 23 press conference, Mayor Bowser announced the formation of a reopening advisory group made up of District governmental and community leaders.

Bowser Declares State of Emergency; D.C. Events Canceled

March 11, 2020

The District is recommending that nonessential gatherings of more than 1,000 persons, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or cancelled through March 31.