Virus cases in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. top 60,000 as the region braces for a holiday weekend at home
The 2,106 new coronavirus cases reported by the District, Maryland and Virginia brought the number of infections in the three jurisdictions past 60,000. As of Saturday morning, 2,752 people in the region have died.
The District reported seven new deaths Saturday, spanning the age range from a 35-year-old man to a 96-year-old woman.
The city added 203 new positive cases, bringing its total to 6,102. Ward 4 has the most infections, reporting 1,203, and Ward 8 has the most deaths related to covid-19, reporting 68 as of Saturday.
Maryland reported 54 new deaths and 1,049 new cases, bringing the respective totals to 1,614 and 31,534.
Virginia reported 15 new deaths and 854 new cases, bringing its totals to 827 and 23,196, respectively.
Even as infections continue to spread without a cure or…