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Coronavirus Data for July 7, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Tuesday, July 7, 2020 includes 73 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 10,642.

The District reported three additional COVID-19 related deaths.

  • 59-year-old female
  • 63-year-old male
  • 66-year-old female

Tragically, 564 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.

DC Health has confirmed that a new peak was detected in the data, resetting the District’s count in community spread to three days of sustained decrease. That data is represented in the chart below.

Sustained decrease in cases within the community

 

The District has the ability to contact trace 99.3% of new cases within on day of report. That data is represented in the chart below.

Ability to contact trace new positive cases within one day of report

 

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 .89. That data is represented in the chart below.

Sustained low transmission rate

 

The District’s data shows a positivity rate of 3.2% among residents. That data is represented in the chart below.

Sustained low positivity rate among DC residents

 

The District’s utilization of beds at acute care hospitals is at 72.9% of capacity. That data is represented in the chart below.

Utilization of beds at acute care hospitals

 

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

10642

100

5333

100

5290

100

2

100

17

100

Unknown

12

<1

3

<1

9

<1

0

0

0

0

0-18

575

5

299

6

272

5

0

0

4

24

19-30

1937

18

1063

20

869

16

1

50

4

24

31-40

2064

19

995

19

1066

20

0

0

3

18

41-50

1674

16

821

15

853

16

0

0

0

0

51-60

1679

16

777

15

900

17

1

50

1

6

61-70

1401

13

658

12

742

14

0

0

1

6

71-80

723

7

344

7

375

7

0

0

4

24

81+

577

5

373

7

204

4

0

0

0

0

 

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

10642

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

181

2

American Indian/Alaska Native

26

<1

Asian

168

2

Black/African American

5256

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

29

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

2721

26

White

2168

20

Refused During Interview

93

1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1304

12

Hispanic or Latinx

2999

28

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

6320

59

Refused During Interview

19

<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 81 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 264 total ICU inpatients
  • 30 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

564

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

417

74

Hispanic/Latinx

74

13

Non-Hispanic White

60

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

564

100

Female

242

43

Male

322

57

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

564

100

<19

0

0

20-29

3

1

30-39

7

1

40-49

19

3

50-59

65

12

60-69

133

24

70-79

142

25

80+

195

35

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

564

100

1

62

11

2

31

5

3

33

6

4

80

14

5

89

16

6

49

9

7

85

15

8

115

20

Experienced Homelessness

20

4

Unknown

0

0

 

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.