DC records 245 new coronavirus cases; highest total since May 7

The District has recorded 245 new COVID-19 cases today – the highest since May.

The one-day for Nov. 17 matches a May 7 total of 245 news cases.

The highest one-day total the District has recorded was 335 on April 30.

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With cases soaring nationwide, D.C. has also seen somewhat of a return of the virus in recent weeks.

Last week, D.C. registered 206 cases in one day - the highest total since May 20.

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The nation’s capital has an overall positive case total of 19,039.

On Monday, District officials said they were not going to introduce new restrictions at this point.

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This is a breaking news update – we’ll have additional details shortly.