(Washington, DC) – On Tuesday, March 31, the District’s reported coronavirus (COVID-19) data includes 91 new positive cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 586. The District reported two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the District’s total to 11.
The District reported two additional COVID-19 related deaths: a 53-year-old male and a 71-year-old female. Tragically, 11 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.
Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by age and gender.
|Patient Age (yrs)||Total Positives||Patient Sex|
Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by ward.
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With ongoing community transmission, contact tracing is focused on positive cases associated with healthcare workers (including first responders), senior care facilities, correctional and detention centers, childcare facilities, and facilities serving individuals who are experiencing homelessness. 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.
District residents are encouraged to STAY AT HOME and take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- Stay home when you are sick
- 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 have to leave home for an essential purpose, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others.
For more information on the District’s COVID-19 response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.