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Coronavirus Data for October 14, 2020

Thursday, October 15, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Wednesday, October 14, 2020 includes 34 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,166.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 638 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 for October 14, 2020

 

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

16,166*

100

8212

100

7906

100

45

100

Unknown

16

<1

3

<1

12

<1

1

2

0-18

1238

8

631

8

599

8

8

18

19-30

3734

23

2022

25

1697

21

13

29

31-40

3185

20

1573

19

1608

20

4

9

41-50

2360

15

1168

14

1192

15

0

0

51-60

2252

14

1062

13

1185

15

4

9

61-70

1781

11

853

10

923

12

5

11

71-80

926

6

469

6

453

6

4

9

81+

674

4

431

5

237

3

6

13

*Includes <5 cases who reported gender as Other/Transgender.

*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.

 

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

16,166

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

76

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

266

2

Black/African American

8112

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

45

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

4021

25

White

3607

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1336

8

Hispanic or Latinx

4054

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

10,760

67

Refused During Interview

16

<1

 

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

 

Hospital census and bed availability

 

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

 

Adult ventilator use and availability

 

The District currently has 74 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 271 total ICU inpatients
  • 22 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

638

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

476

75

Hispanic/Latinx

81

13

Non-Hispanic White

67

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

638

100

Female

274

43

Male

364

57

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

638

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

11

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

76

12

60-69

144

23

70-79

159

25

80+

220

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

638

100

1

71

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

91

14

5

104

16

6

53

8

7

99

16

8

127

20

Experienced Homelessness

21

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.