D.C. residents line up for coronavirus testing at Bread for the City in Northwest on May 19. (Roy Lewis/The Washington Informer)
**FILE** D.C. residents line up for coronavirus testing at Bread for the City in Northwest on May 19. (Roy Lewis/The Washington Informer)

The D.C. Department of Health reported 106 coronavirus-related hospitalizations Tuesday, the most since July 28.

The number is eight more than the previous day, WJLA-TV (Channel 7) reported. Health department officials said 26 of those hospitalized are in the ICU.

The city also reported two deaths Tuesday, ending a streak of six consecutive days with zero deaths, WJLA reported.

As of Wednesday, the city has 16,973 confirmed cases, including 644 deaths.

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