First coronavirus death reported in DC

First coronavirus death reported in DC
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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Friday reported the first coronavirus-related death in the nation's capital.

"It is with great sadness that we announce a tragic death and, on behalf of our residents, I share our love and condolences with the patient’s family and friends," Bowser tweeted.


Bowser added that she would be giving a press conference on the subject at 3 p.m. 

On Thursday, D.C. reported 32 new cases of the virus, bringing the District's total to 71.

Overall, there are more than 14,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. and more than 200 deaths.