Washington DC Coronavirus updates and news for December 30th



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Here’s an update on how the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has affected hospital capacity in the District of Columbia and across DC.

Latest hospital capacity in the Washington DC area

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WASHINGTON DC, DC – Health experts are concerned that skyrocketing coronavirus cases could put extreme stress on hospitals in the coming weeks. About 77 percent of all hospital beds were admitted by Dec. 30, and about 12 percent of all beds were occupied by patients with COVID-19, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Beds in intensive care units are also filling up, with almost 78 percent o … Read more



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DC Public Schools students and staff must show a negative COVID-19 test score before returning to school next week.

WASHINGTON, DC – DC Public Schools students and staff will be asked to show a negative COVID-19 test score before returning to school next week after the winter break, city officials said Wednesday …. Read more



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The Smithsonian is closing several museums in Washington, DC, for at least five days due to an increase in COVID-19 cases among employees.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Smithsonian closes four museums in Washington, DC for at least five days due to an increase in COVID-19 cases among employees across all of its museums …. Read more

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