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Coronavirus Data for July 21, 2020

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Tuesday, July 21, 2020 includes 102 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 11,529.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 580 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 seven 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 96.5% 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 that 3.0% of new COVID-19 cases are from quarantined contacts. That data is represented in the chart below.
 

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The District’s data shows a sustained transmission rate of .98. That data is represented in the chart below.
 

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The District’s data shows a positivity rate of 2.4% 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 76.9% 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

11529

100

5795

100

5711

100

2

100

21

100

Unknown

13

<1

3

<1

10

<1

0

0

0

0

0-18

669

6

348

6

317

6

0

0

4

19

19-30

2233

19

1234

21

992

17

1

50

6

29

31-40

2259

20

1084

19

1172

21

0

0

3

14

41-50

1789

16

881

15

907

16

0

0

1

5

51-60

1768

15

819

14

947

17

1

50

1

5

61-70

1453

13

685

12

766

13

0

0

2

10

71-80

754

7

361

6

389

7

0

0

4

19

81+

591

5

380

7

211

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

11529

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

250

2

American Indian/Alaska Native

27

<1

Asian

178

2

Black/African American

5637

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

30

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

2976

26

White

2343

20

Refused During Interview

88

1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1540

13

Hispanic or Latinx

3116

27

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

6857

60

Refused During Interview

16

<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 80 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 265 total ICU inpatients
  • 18 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

580

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

428

74

Hispanic/Latinx

76

13

Non-Hispanic White

62

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

580

100

Female

246

42

Male

334

58

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

580

100

<19

0

0

20-29

3

1

30-39

8

1

40-49

20

3

50-59

67

12

60-69

136

23

70-79

147

25

80+

199

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

580

100

1

64

11

2

33

6

3

33

6

4

84

14

5

92

16

6

50

9

7

85

15

8

117

20

Experienced Homelessness

21

4

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.