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Coronavirus Data for September 20, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

(Washington, DC) –

The District’s reported data for Sunday, September 20, 2020 includes 23 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 14,978.

The District reported one additional COVID-19 related death.

  • 70-year-old female

Tragically, 621 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.

Today, the District began publishing an updated Reopening Metrics page with the following criteria and corresponding metrics. Each metric measures key factors related to the extent of COVID-19 transmission in the District and the collective capacity to contain the spread of the virus. Once the District reaches outlined thresholds for a sustained period of time, the District may move into new phases to gradually lift restrictions.

Current reopening metrics

 

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

14978*

100

7602

100

7331

100

42

100

Unknown

16

<1

4

<1

11

<1

1

2

0-18

1071

7

554

7

509

7

8

20

19-30

3335

22

1821

24

1500

21

12

29

31-40

2977

20

1462

19

1512

21

3

7

41-50

2222

15

1095

14

1127

15

0

0

51-60

2129

14

1005

13

1119

15

4

10

61-70

1692

11

805

11

883

12

4

10

71-80

886

6

439

6

443

6

4

10

81+

650

4

417

6

227

3

6

15

*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 neighborhood

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

 

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

14978

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

82

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

241

2

Black/African American

7680

51

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

41

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

3603

24

White

3291

22

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1259

8

Hispanic or Latinx

3830

26

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

9873

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

  • 281 total ICU inpatients
  • 25 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

621

100

Asian

8

1

Black/African American

462

74

Hispanic/Latinx

78

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

621

100

Female

267

43

Male

354

57

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

621

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

11

2

40-49

23

4

50-59

74

12

60-69

142

23

70-79

155

25

80+

211

34

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

621

100

1

68

11

2

37

6

3

34

5

4

87

14

5

98

16

6

53

9

7

96

15

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.