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District Likely to Move on to Phase 2 of Reopening Friday


The District of Columbia is expected to enter Phase 2 of reopening on Friday, as no new deaths from the new coronavirus were reported.

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed that the city was still on track for moving to the second phase on June 19 based on the analysis of data in Phase 1.

Officials had previously announced that the next phase could start no earlier than this date. The District went into Phase 1 on May 29.

In the meantime, free COVID-19 “walk-up testing sites” for DC residents opened on Saturday.

  • F Street, NW between 4th and 5th Streets, NW — 10 am – 2 pm
  • 2241 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, SE — 10 am – 2 pm
  • Engine 4, 2531 Sherman Avenue, NW — 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Engine 11, 3420 14th Street, NW — 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Engine 24, 5101 Georgia Avenue, NW — 4 pm – 8 pm
  • Engine 31, 4930 Connecticut Avenue, NW — 4 pm – 8 pm

There is no need for pre-registration for walk-up testing.

Free coronavirus antibody testing has also become available. You can call the testing hotline at 1-855-363-0333 to make an appointment for it.

Over 500 people died from the coronavirus in DC, while the number of infections stands at 9,799.

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