Saturday, May 16, 2020
(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Friday, May 15, 2020 includes 171 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 7,042.
The District reported seven additional COVID-19 related deaths:
Tragically, 375 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||Total Positive Cases||%||Patient Gender|
Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by ward of residence.
Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by neighborhood of residence.
Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.
|Total Positive Cases||Percent|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||19||<1|
|Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander||15||<1|
|Refused During Interview||42||1|
|Hispanic or Latinx||1659||24|
|NOT Hispanic or Latinx||3997||57|
|Refused During Interview||23||<1|
Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.
Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.
Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by race.
|Race||Total Lives Lost||Percent|
Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by ward of residence.
|Ward||Total Lives Lost||Percent|
With ongoing community transmission, contact tracing is focused on positive cases associated with health care 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 required to STAY AT HOME, except for an essential purpose. 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 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 response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.
Content retrieved from: https://mayor.dc.gov/release/coronavirus-data-may-15-2020.