Meanwhile, the administration of D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) ordered the Wharf Fish Market in Southwest Washington shut down Sunday after customers crowded its open-air marketplace Saturday, defying social-distancing orders. The closure will last through at least April 24, according to a spokeswoman for Bowser, and may be extended.One month to the day of the first known coronavirus case in the metropolitan area, the region’s death toll hit 140, with 7,252 confirmed infections. As of Sunday morning, the District had 1,002 confirmed cases and 22 deaths; Maryland had 3,610 cases and 67 deaths; and Virginia had 2,640 cases and 51 deaths.Maryland, meanwhile, continued its struggle to contain outbreaks that have so far struck 81 nursing homes and long-term care facilities. At Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, the site of the state’s largest outbreak, at least 99 residents and staff had tested positive and 10 residents had died. Hogan’s emergency order, issued Sunday, requires nursing homes and similar elderly care facilities to create isolation areas for residents infected with or suspected of having the virus; designate teams of workers to tend to the patients; and send coronavirus test kits to a state lab for expedited testing.“As we have been saying for

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