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Coronavirus Data for May 15, 2020

Saturday, May 16, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Friday, May 15, 2020 includes 171 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 7,042.

The District reported seven additional COVID-19 related deaths:

  • 50-year-old male
  • 63-year-old female
  • 70-year-old female
  • 83-year-old female
  • 85-year-old male
  • 86-year-old female
  • 99-year-old female

Tragically, 375 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

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

Patient Age

Total Positive Cases

%

 

Patient Gender

Female

%

Male

%

Other

%

Unknown

%

All

7042

100

3442

49

3582

51

2

<1

16

<1

Unknown

6

<1

2

<1

4

<1

0

0

0

0

0-18

273

4

141

2

127

2

0

0

5

<1

19-30

1161

17

619

9

537

8

1

<1

4

<1

31-40

1341

19

645

9

693

10

0

0

3

<1

41-50

1104

16

527

7

577

8

0

0

0

0

51-60

1178

17

523

7

653

9

1

<1

1

<1

61-70

1030

15

465

7

564

8

0

0

1

<1

71-80

522

7

247

4

273

4

0

0

2

<1

81+

427

6

273

4

154

2

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

7042

100

Race

   

Unknown

838

12

American Indian/Alaska Native

19

<1

Asian

96

1

Black/African American

3325

47

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

15

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

1602

23

White

1105

16

Refused During Interview

42

1

Ethnicity

   

Unknown

1363

19

Hispanic or Latinx

1659

24

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

3997

57

Refused During Interview

23

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

 

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

375

100

Asian

7

2

Black/African American

288

77

Hispanic/Latinx

37

10

Non-Hispanic White

41

11

Other

2

1

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

375

100

1

35

9

2

22

6

3

24

6

4

50

13

5

57

15

6

40

11

7

49

13

8

83

22

Experienced Homelessness

15

4

Unknown

0

0

With ongoing community transmission, contact tracing is focused on positive cases associated with health care workers (including first responders), senior care facilities, correctional and detention centers, childcare facilities, and facilities serving individuals who are experiencing homelessness. 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.

District residents are required to STAY AT HOME, except for an essential purpose. 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 have to leave home for an essential purpose, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others. For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.