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Coronavirus Data for September 23, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020

(Washington, DC) –  The District’s reported data for Wednesday, September 23, 2020 includes 56 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 15,106.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

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.

Below is a summary of the District’s current ReOpening Metrics.

 

Reopening Metrics Summary Table for September 22, 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

15106*

100

7671

100

7388

100

44

100

Unknown

16

<1

4

<1

11

<1

1

2

0-18

1087

7

558

561

518

7

8

18

19-30

3392

22

1850

24

1526

21

14

32

31-40

2996

20

1473

19

1520

21

3

7

41-50

2236

15

1104

14

1132

15

0

0

51-60

2137

14

1007

13

1125

15

4

9

61-70

1697

11

809

11

884

12

4

9

71-80

893

6

444

6

445

6

4

9

81+

652

4

419

6

227

3

6

14

*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

15106

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

110

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

38

<1

Asian

245

2

Black/African American

7717

51

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

41

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

3628

24

White

3325

22

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

1285

9

Hispanic or Latinx

3851

26

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

9954

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

  • 291 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

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.