D.C. currently has the highest average rate of daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the United States, according to national data.

The District has recorded an average of 293 daily COVID-19 cases for every 100,000 residents in the past week – a tally that outnumbers all U.S. states and territories, according to data from the New York Times. The city’s rate is more than three times the national average, which remains at 81, and New York checks in with the second highest average daily case rate of 191 per 100,000 residents.

The District’s cases have soared since Thanksgiving, jumping by about […]

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