Beyond MoCo: DC Reports Highest Number of Single Day COVID-19 Cases Over Entire Pandemic on Wednesday

by Patrick Herron

Washington, DC recorded its highest number of single day COVID-19 cases during the entirety of the pandemic on Wednesday of this week when 508 people are reported to have tested positive, according to FOX5.

Last week DC only recorded 126 new cases.

NBC4 is reporting that this week 2,400 DC public school students and 432 teachers are currently in quarantine, twice as many as reported last Friday.

Here in Montgomery County, current numbers are not available as of December 4 because the Maryland Department of Health COVID-19 data website has been down due to a reported server outage. The site currently only features updated hospital and vaccination statistics.

From Montgomery County’s COVID-19 Database:
“Update for December 17, 2021:
On Sunday December 5, 2021, a technical issue occurred at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). The COVID-19 information below is current as of December 4, 2021. Our MDH data display cannot be updated until the data feed is restored.  We will continue to keep this message updated as to progress on resolving the issue. Please visit the State of Maryland COVID-19 Data Dashboard for the most current statistics.”

Information on where to get a COVID-19 vaccination in DC below:



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