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Coronavirus Data for October 7, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Wednesday, October 7, 2020 includes 68 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 15,765.

The District reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths.

  • 70-year-old male
  • 90-year-old female

Tragically, 634 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 10-7-20

 

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

15,765*

100

8015

100

7702

100

45

100

Unknown

16

<1

3

<1

12

<1

1

2

0-18

1184

8

611

8

565

7

8

18

19-30

3623

23

1965

24

1643

21

13

29

31-40

3098

20

1535

19

1559

20

4

9

41-50

2312

15

1141

14

1170

15

1

2

51-60

2208

14

1038

13

1165

15

4

9

61-70

1744

11

837

11

903

12

4

9

71-80

912

6

459

6

449

6

4

9

81+

668

4

426

5

236

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.
 

Positives by Ward

 

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

Positives by Neighborhood

 

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

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

15,765

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

104

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

258

2

Black/African American

7918

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

43

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

3910

25

White

3493

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1331

8

Hispanic or Latinx

3956

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

10,462

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

 

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.
 

Adult ventilator use and availability at District hospitals

 

The District currently has 43 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 302 total ICU inpatients
  • 25 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

634

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

472

74

Hispanic/Latinx

81

13

Non-Hispanic White

67

11

Other

6

1

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

634

100

Female

272

43

Male

362

57

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

634

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

11

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

75

12

60-69

143

23

70-79

159

25

80+

218

34

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

634

100

1

70

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

90

14

5

104

16

6

53

8

7

98

15

8

126

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 the 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.