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Coronavirus Data for July 15, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 includes 50 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 11,076.

The District reported three additional COVID-19 related deaths.

  • 37-year-old male
  • 66-year-old male
  • 80-year-old male

Tragically, 574 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.

Based on updated data, DC Health has determined that the District has experienced three days of sustained decrease in community spread of COVID-19 during Phase Two. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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The District has the ability to contact trace 100% of new cases within one day of report. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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The District has the ability to contact trace 96.7% of close contacts of positive cases within two days. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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The District’s data shows a sustained transmission rate of 1.06. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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The District’s data shows a positivity rate of 3.0% among residents. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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The District’s utilization of beds at acute care hospitals is at 78.7% of capacity. That data is represented in the chart below.

 

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

 

Patient Age

 

Patient Gender

Total Positive Cases

%

Female

%

Male

%

Other

%

Unknown

%

All

11076

100

5553

100

5504

100

2

100

17

100

Unknown

12

<1

3

3

9

<1

0

0

0

0

0-18

616

6

326

326

286

5

0

0

4

24

19-30

2079

19

1144

1144

930

17

1

50

4

24

31-40

2168

20

1038

1038

1127

21

0

0

3

18

41-50

1732

16

853

853

879

16

0

0

0

0

51-60

1718

16

791

791

925

17

1

50

1

6

61-70

1426

13

669

669

756

14

0

0

1

6

71-80

738

7

351

351

383

7

0

0

4

24

81+

587

5

378

378

209

4

0

0

0

0

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

11076

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

207

2

American Indian/Alaska Native

27

<1

Asian

171

2

Black/African American

5448

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

29

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

2841

26

White

2263

20

Refused During Interview

90

1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1391

13

Hispanic or Latinx

3072

28

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

6594

60

Refused During Interview

19

<1

 

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

 

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Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

 

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The District currently has 68 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 277 total ICU inpatients
  • 24 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

574

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

425

74

Hispanic/Latinx

75

13

Non-Hispanic White

61

11

Other

5

1

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

574

100

Female

244

43

Male

330

57

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

574

100

<19

0

0

20-29

3

1

30-39

8

1

40-49

19

3

50-59

66

11

60-69

136

24

70-79

146

25

80+

196

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

574

100

1

63

11

2

31

5

3

33

6

4

84

15

5

92

16

6

49

9

7

85

15

8

116

20

Experienced Homelessness

20

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.