Core DC Metro Area
4.2 million inhabitants of District of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax counties
Q1: Is an outbreak starting?
If the rate of new cases is growing (above 0%) that is not good (exponential growth bad).
Growth/Shrinking of Rate of New Cases *
* Rate of new cases is weekly, but change % is quoted in terms of daily growth/shrinking.
Q2: How dangerous is it now?
See a historical perspective for broader context.
New Covid deaths * per week per million in Core DC Metro Area
* What is counted as a death from COVID-19?
** TB = Tuberculosis. Historical rates are age-adjusted. 1865 rate is based on limited records, but follows the historical trend.
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Population = 4,209,566