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Coronavirus Data for October 15, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Thursday, October 15, 2020 includes 89 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,255.

The District reported three additional COVID-19 related deaths.

  • 39-year-old male
  • 89-year-old female
  • 97-year-old female

Tragically, 641 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

Visit coronavirus.dc.gov/data for interactive data dashboards or to download COVID-19 data.

Below is a summary of the District’s current ReOpening Metrics.

Reopening Metrics

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by age and gender.

 

 

Patient Gender

 

Total Positive Cases

%

Female

%

Male

%

Unknown

%

All

16,255*

100

8258

100

7949

100

45

100

Unknown

16

<1

3

<1

12

<1

1

2

0-18

1246

8

634

8

604

8

8

18

19-30

3764

23

2044

25

1705

21

13

29

31-40

3210

20

1585

19

1621

20

4

9

41-50

2365

15

1169

14

1196

15

0

0

51-60

2262

14

1065

13

1192

15

4

9

61-70

1787

11

855

10

927

12

5

11

71-80

929

6

471

6

454

6

4

9

81+

676

4

432

5

238

3

6

13

*Includes <5 cases who reported gender as Other/Transgender.

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by ward of residence.

Cumulative Incidence by Ward

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by neighborhood of residence.

Cumulative Incidence by Health Planning Neighborhood

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

16,255

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

121

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

265

2

Black/African American

8128

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

45

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

4037

25

White

3620

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1388

9

Hispanic or Latinx

4060

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

10,791

66

Refused During Interview

16

<1

 

Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult Ventilator Use and Availability

The District currently has 64 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 281 total ICU inpatients
  • 21 COVID-19 positive ICU patients

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by race.

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

641

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

479

75

Hispanic/Latinx

81

13

Non-Hispanic White

67

10

Other

6

1

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by sex.

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

641

100

Female

276

43

Male

365

57

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by age.

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

641

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

12

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

76

12

60-69

144

22

70-79

159

25

80+

222

35

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by ward of residence.

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

641

100

1

71

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

91

14

5

106

17

6

53

8

7

100

16

8

127

20

Experienced Homelessness

21

3

Unknown

1

<1

Guidance has been published for healthcare providers, employers and the public to provide information on what to do if you have been diagnosed with or are a contact of someone who has COVID-19.

Residents should take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

If you leave home, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others. For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.