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Coronavirus Data for December 14, 2020

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Monday, December 14, 2020 includes 301 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 25,339.

The District reported that four additional residents lost their lives due to COVID-19.

  • 55-year-old male
  • 80-year-old female
  • 81-year-old male
  • 97-year-old female

Tragically, 720 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 (data through December 13, 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

25,339*

100

13,047

100

12,208

100

79

100

Unknown

23

<1

6

<1

16

<1

1

1

0-18

2378

9

1181

9

1184

10

13

16

19-30

6524

26

3625

28

2875

24

23

29

31-40

5170

20

2590

20

2562

21

15

19

41-50

3497

14

1721

13

1774

15

2

3

51-60

3255

13

1557

12

1690

14

7

9

61-70

2420

10

1195

9

1218

10

7

9

71-80

1249

5

650

5

595

5

4

5

81+

823

3

522

4

294

2

7

9

*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

25,339

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

278

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

51

<1

Asian

454

2

Black/African American

11,980

47

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

65

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

6383

25

White

6127

24

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2094

8

Hispanic or Latinx

5785

23

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

17,445

69

Refused During Interview

15

<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 49 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 296 total ICU inpatients
  • 75 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

720

100

Asian

9

1

Black/African American

531

74

Hispanic/Latinx

95

13

Non-Hispanic White

74

10

Other

11

2

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

720

100

Female

309

43

Male

411

57

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

720

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

15

2

40-49

27

4

50-59

86

12

60-69

167

23

70-79

179

25

80+

241

33

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

720

100

1

83

12

2

37

5

3

36

5

4

106

15

5

115

16

6

66

9

7

112

16

8

142

20

Experienced Homelessness

22

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.