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Coronavirus Data for October 22, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Thursday, October 22, 2020 includes 72 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,609.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 642 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 Summary 10-22-20

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

16,609*

100

8444

100

8114

100

48

100

Unknown

17

<1

3

<1

13

<1

1

2

0-18

1283

8

655

8

620

8

8

17

19-30

3878

23

2109

25

1753

22

14

29

31-40

3276

20

1615

19

1657

20

4

8

41-50

2414

15

1189

14

1225

15

0

0

51-60

2295

14

1085

13

1205

15

4

8

61-70

1819

11

872

10

942

12

5

10

71-80

943

6

479

6

460

6

4

8

81+

684

4

437

5

239

3

8

17

*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

16,609

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

102

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

274

2

Black/African American

8265

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

45

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

4153

25

White

3731

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1400

8

Hispanic or Latinx

4130

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

11,063

67

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 65 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 280 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

642

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

480

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

642

100

Female

276

43

Male

366

57

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

642

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

160

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

642

100

1

71

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

91

14

5

106

17

6

53

8

7

101

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.