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Coronavirus Data for October 5, 2020

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Monday, October 5, 2020 includes 105 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 15,652.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 631 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.

 

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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

15,652*

100

7958

100

7646

100

45

100

Unknown

16

<1

3

<1

12

<1

1

2

0-18

1170

8

605

8

557

7

8

18

19-30

3581

23

1945

24

1621

21

13

29

31-40

3078

20

1522

19

1552

20

4

9

41-50

2305

15

1138

14

1167

15

0

0

51-60

2194

14

1031

13

1157

15

5

11

61-70

1735

11

832

11

899

12

4

9

71-80

909

6

456

6

449

6

4

9

81+

664

4

426

5

232

3

6

13

*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

15,652

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

133

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

257

2

Black/African American

7855

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

43

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

3876

25

White

3449

22

Refused During Interview

1

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1354

9

Hispanic or Latinx

3925

25

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

10,357

66

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 at District hospitals

 

The District currently has 61 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 284 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

631

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

469

74

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

631

100

Female

271

43

Male

360

57

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

631

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

11

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

75

12

60-69

143

23

70-79

158

25

80+

216

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

631

100

1

70

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

89

14

5

102

16

6

53

8

7

98

16

8

126

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.