COVID-19 pandemic in Washington, D.C.

The COVID-19 pandemic in Washington, D.C., is part of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. The first cases relating to the pandemic in Washington, D.C. were reported on March 7, 2020.[1] The city has enacted a variety of public health measures in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus, including limiting business activities, suspending non-essential work, and closing down schools.

COVID-19 pandemic in Washington, D.C.
Visitors wearing masks in the National Gallery of Art, the day before it closed as a precaution against COVID-19
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationWashington, D.C., U.S.
Index caseGeorgetown
Arrival dateMarch 7, 2020
Confirmed cases55,918
Recovered34,985
Deaths
1,162
Government website
coronavirus.dc.gov

As of September 3, 2021, the District of Columbia has administered 951,538 COVID-19 vaccine doses and 68% of the population has received at least one shot while 58% were fully vaccinated.[2]