(WASHINGTON, DC) – The third death in the District of Columbia due to COVID-19 has been announced this evening. The patient, a 75-year-old female, was admitted to a hospital with underlying health conditions. She tested positive for COVID-19 and passed away on March 25.
“Each of these deaths is tragic, and we continue to pray for all the families who have lost a loved one as well as all the people in our community who have been sickened or affected by COVID-19,” said Mayor Muriel Bowser. “As we continue working to blunt the curve, my message to the community is simple: Be a good neighbor, stay at home.”
As of 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, the District’s coronavirus (COVID-19) data includes 48 new positive cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 231 individuals. New cases of infected people include an 8-week-old baby boy among others.