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Washington DC reports its youngest death due to COVID-19.
A 17-year-old boy died due to coronavirus on Sunday in Washington, D.C. It is the youngest fatality case of the city due to COVID-19. The D.C. mayor's office released the coronavirus data on Monday reporting the youngest death. The teenager contracted the disease in Washington but died in Pennsylvania. His death brought the total fatalities in the city to 185.
Currently, there are total 3,892 confirmed cases in the city with 51 new positive cases reported on Monday. Among these cases, 3 per cent of total cases comprises 18 or younger people. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser gave the report of the coronavirus cases and deaths in a daily briefing. The name and details of the teenager boy were not released.
Online voting in amidst coronavirus pandemic
A special election is conducted in the state of Maryland to fill the seat after the death of Elijah Cummings. The election officials have encouraged the residents to vote but from home. They have launched an online voting system under which people can easily view through the mail.
The officials have mailed ballots to all 510,000 registered voters of the district, which need to postmarked by the voters by April 28. The citizens of areas which include Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City will take part in this stamp-free election. The seat was vacant from October last year after Cummings passed away.
Pentagon activates US military unit for the protection of Washington.
Pentagon has set up a US military unit to defend Washington city and will be working under "operational commands." The military unit will work for protecting the US government from national and foreign enemies. It will work under the control of the US government and will defend the top officials in all the events organised in Washington, D.C.
Due to coronavirus pandemic, Joint Task Force National Capital Region (JFT-NCR) was prompted last month for the protection of the citizens and to battle the deadly outbreak. Moreover, it has been reported that this unit was established to defend the city from the martial laws introduced in the city.
US President Donald Trump announces $19 billion relief program.
The US President Donald Trump has launched $19 billion relief program to help the farmers and ranchers of the United States. The decision has been taken in account of coronavirus pandemic. The prices and supply of food have been hardly hit by the COVID-outbreak, which has affected the lives of the agricultural industry. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has formulated plans to help these farmers with a collaboration of regional and local distributors.
The USDA will also receive another contribution of $14 billion in July for the development of the agriculture sector in the country. American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) will report the complete information of the program soon.
Coronavirus cases increasing rapidly in Washington DC.
The coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in the capital city of the United States. As per the reports of Wednesday, 1,523 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been noted along with 32 fatalities. The majority of death tolls are Blacks, which comprises 20 deaths,i.e., 62.5% of total deaths. The D.C. government has announced all the reports related to coronavirus.
The 46.4% of the total population of Washington is Blacks, while 45.6% is White. The race-based data of coronavirus patients across the country have shown that the African American community are more affected by this deadly virus. Other cities like Chicago, Louisiana, Houston, Milwaukee and Michigan have reported the majority of patients of COVID-19 are Blacks.
Top apartments to rent in Washington DC for $3,600.
The top apartments of Washington DC which you can rent for $3,600/month are listed here through the rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide. The most affordable apartments which you can lease in the capital city under $3,515/month are 425 L St. NW (Mount Vernon Square), 701 Second St. NE (Capitol Hill), and 1160 First St. NE (Capitol Hill).
1425 P St. NW (Logan Circle) is another apartment which is available for $3,575/month, available at Apartment Guide site. All the amenities, including garage parking and amiable surrounding ideal for biking and jogging, are provided with the apartment. These flats are of two bedrooms and two washrooms and come with in-unit laundry, dishwasher, balcony and closet.
"Feed the Fight" initiation in Washington DC to help restaurants and healthcare workers.
A woman has started a charity named "Feed the Fight" to help the heroes of the city during the coronavirus pandemic. She believes that the local restaurants and the healthcare workers are severely affected by this outbreak. So, she started a program under which the charity buys mean from local restaurants to feed the healthcare workers in the hospitals.
Elena Tompkins, the founder of the "Feed the Fight," said that the charity is community funded, and they are using the money to support the two crucial groups of the city. The team has already bought and transported 4,000 meals from the day they started. The charity was initiated two weeks ago with the delivery of 30 meals on the day of launch.
Capital City of America threatened due to coronavirus outbreak.
The confirmed cases of coronavirus have been seen exponentially rising in the United States. This pandemic badly hits the New York city of the country. The federal government officials, health experts, and the leaders of Washington DC have exclaimed with fear as the metropolitan areas are badly suffering due to coronavirus. It has been believed that the capital city will be soon reeling hardly by COVID-19.
The spike in the death tolls and the hazardous environment created by this virus transmission can be the state of repercussion in the country, smacking the economy and lives of people. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has warned the city that this situation can cripple the country and its robust frugality. Fears are rapidly growing among people, and it has been reported that the situation of Washington will be the same as the New York City by Easter.
Washington DC schools closure extended to April 27.
With new cases of coronavirus in the capital city of America, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the schools of Washington would remain closed until April 27. Moreover, the mass gathering ban has also been extended to April 25. The spike in the cases of coronavirus pandemic has created a threat among people. The government has advised people to maintain a distance of at least six feet.
Currently, seventy-one people have been tested positive with coronavirus outbreak, out of which one 59-year-old man died due to this deadly outbreak. An emergency mass gathering ban was announced in Washington on March 13. But, the current situation is more threatening as the rate of the infected person is increasing day by day. Night clubs are also ordered to close with restrictions in bars and restaurants.
First confirmed case for coronavirus of State Department in Washington, DC.
The State Department of Washington, D.C., has announced its first confirmed case for coronavirus on Thursday night, March 19. The deadly outbreak of coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the capital city. The Bureau of Medical Sciences is taking all the standards for the precautions against coronavirus. A spokesman from the State Department stated that the Bureau of Medical Sciences is working with D.C. Public Health to tackle the current situation.
The State Department issued level 4-warning of coronavirus in the capital city of America on Thursday. The officials are planning to put travel ban and announce shut down to the town. They have advised people to avoid travel internationally and return to America from overseas immediately. Currently, over 245,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally.