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Coronavirus Data for October 26, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Monday, October 26, 2020 includes 94 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,906.

The District reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths.

  • 64-year-old male
  • 75-year-old male

Tragically, 644 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 10-26-20

 

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

16,906*

100

8605

100

8249

100

48

100

Unknown

17

<1

3

<1

13

<1

1

2

0-18

1301

8

664

8

629

8

8

17

19-30

3988

24

2176

25

1795

22

14

29

31-40

3335

20

1646

19

1685

20

4

8

41-50

2446

14

1205

14

1241

15

0

0

51-60

2321

14

1095

13

1221

15

4

8

61-70

1847

11

888

10

954

12

5

10

71-80

958

6

485

6

469

6

4

8

81+

693

4

443

5

242

3

8

17

*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

16,906

1

Race

 

<1

Unknown

129

2

American Indian/Alaska Native

39

50

Asian

281

<1

Black/African American

8380

25

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

45

23

Other/Multi-Racial

4223

<1

White

3808

 

Refused During Interview

1

8

Ethnicity

 

25

Unknown

1455

67

Hispanic or Latinx

4199

<1

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

11,236

1

Refused During Interview

16

<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 59 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 286 total ICU inpatients
  • 26 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

644

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

482

75

Hispanic/Latinx

81

13

Non-Hispanic White

67

10

Other

6

1

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

644

100

Female

276

43

Male

368

57

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

644

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

12

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

76

12

60-69

145

22

70-79

161

25

80+

222

35

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

644

100

1

71

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

91

14

5

107

17

6

53

8

7

102

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.