The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. One year later, the U.S. has reported more than 29 million cases and nearly 530,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus, both numbers tops globally.

Here are the case numbers and death tolls for the D.C. metropolitan area since the pandemic’s outset, as of Thursday:

D.C.: 42,128 cases overall, 1,038 related deaths

Maryland: 390,490 cases overall, 7,832 deaths

Virginia: 590,625 cases overall, 9,902 deaths.

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This correspondent is a guest contributor to The Washington Informer.

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