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Coronavirus Data for October 16, 2020

Saturday, October 17, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Friday, October 16, 2020 includes 79 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,334.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

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 for October 16, 2020

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

16,334*

100

8309

100

7976

100

46

100

Unknown

16

<1

3

<1

12

<1

1

2

0-18

1257

8

643

8

606

8

8

17

19-30

3785

23

2059

25

1710

21

14

30

31-40

3234

20

1599

19

1631

20

4

9

41-50

2375

15

1173

14

1202

15

0

0

51-60

2270

14

1070

13

1195

15

4

9

61-70

1791

11

858

10

928

12

5

11

71-80

929

6

471

6

454

6

4

9

81+

677

4

433

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

16,334

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

110

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

267

2

Black/African American

8163

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

45

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

4057

25

White

3653

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1384

9

Hispanic or Latinx

4078

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

10,856

66

Refused During Interview

16

<1

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

Hospital Census and Bed Availability at District Acute Care Hospitals

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult Ventilator Use and Availability at District Hospitals

The District currently has 70 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 275 total ICU inpatients
  • 23 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.