WASHINGTON (WDVM) — D. C. Mayor Muriel Bowser reported 104 new cases of COVID-19 in the District, bringing the total to 757 positive cases and 15 deaths on Friday.
The District has implemented a chime model to predict possible cases of COVID-19 along with the need for medical supplies, said Bowser. According to the chime model, approximately 9,300 District residents are estimated to test positive for COVID-19. Bowser expects around 200-400 COVID-19 deaths in the District.
“We will get back to life”
D.C. residents are advised to follow these steps to limit the spread of COVID-19:
- Stay home when you are sick
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Wash hands, multiple times a day with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
- Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue away
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces