WASHINGTON - The D.C. councilmember representing Southeast Washington says his grandmother died due to the coronavirus.
Veronica Norman, the grandmother of Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, passed on Saturday, White said in an Instagram post.
The District has reported about 3,000 coronavirus cases, and and more than 100 deaths.
About 50 percent of those reported cases were black Washingtonians, the District reports. Ward 8 has reported more than 350 cases so far.