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Coronavirus Data for November 17, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Tuesday, November 17, 2020 includes 156 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 19,465.

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

  • 35-year-old male
  • 45-year-old male
  • 50-year-old male
  • 86-year-old male
  • 93-year-old female

Tragically, 665 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 11-17-20

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

19,465*

100

9916

100

9497

100

48

100

Unknown

21

<1

6

<1

14

<1

1

2

0-18

1608

8

810

8

789

8

9

19

19-30

4904

25

2670

27

2216

23

15

31

31-40

3891

20

1930

19

1957

21

4

8

41-50

2748

14

1356

14

1392

15

0

0

51-60

2565

13

1207

12

1353

14

4

8

61-70

1979

10

957

10

1016

11

6

13

71-80

1030

5

521

5

505

5

4

8

81+

719

4

459

5

255

3

5

10

*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.

Cumulative Incidence by Ward

 

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

Cumulative Incidence by Health Planning Neighborhood

 

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

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

19,465

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

123

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

311

2

Black/African American

9166

47

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

56

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

5392

28

White

4378

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1722

9

Hispanic or Latinx

4717

24

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

13,009

67

Refused During Interview

17

<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 48 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 297 total ICU inpatients
  • 35 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

665

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

495

74

Hispanic/Latinx

88

13

Non-Hispanic White

67

10

Other

7

1

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

665

100

Female

285

43

Male

380

57

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

665

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

13

2

40-49

24

5

50-59

80

12

60-69

151

23

70-79

165

25

80+

227

34

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

665

100

1

77

12

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

96

14

5

107

16

6

56

8

7

107

16

8

129

19

Experienced Homelessness

21

3

Unknown

1

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.