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Coronavirus Data for May 16, 2020

Sunday, May 17, 2020

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Saturday, May 16, 2020 includes 81 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 7,123.

The District reported eight additional COVID-19 related deaths:

58-year-old male
73-year-old female
78-year-old female
79-year-old male
83-year-old female
84-year-old male
84-year-old female
95-year-old female

Tragically, 383 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
Female % Male % Other % Unknown %
All 7123 100 3478 49 3625 51 2 <1 18 <1
Unknown 6 <1 2 <1 4 <1 0 0 0 0
0-18 274 4 142 2 127 2 0 0 5 <1
19-30 1173 17 625 9 543 8 1 <1 4 <1
31-40 1361 19 650 9 707 10 0 0 4 <1
41-50 1113 16 532 7 581 8 0 0 0 0
51-60 1191 17 531 7 658 9 1 <1 1 <1
61-70 1044 14 470 7 572 8 0 0 2 <1
71-80 528 7 251 4 275 4 0 0 2 <1
81+ 433 6 275 4 158 2 0 0 0 0

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 7123 100
Race
Unknown 825 12
American Indian/Alaska Native 19 <1
Asian 96 1
Black/African American 3366 47
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 16 <1
Other/Multi-Racial 1637 23
White 1122 16
Refused During Interview 42 1
Ethnicity
Unknown 1346 19
Hispanic or Latinx 1700 24
NOT Hispanic or Latinx 4054 57
Refused During Interview 23 <1

Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

Hospital Census

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

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

Race Total Lives Lost Percent
All 383 100
Asian 7 2
Black/African American 294 77
Hispanic/Latinx 37 10
Non-Hispanic White 43 11
Unknown 2 1

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

Ward Total Lives Lost Percent
All 383 100
1 35 9
2 23 6
3 25 7
4 50 13
5 60 16
6 40 10
7 51 13
8 84 22
Experienced Homelessness 15 4
Unknown 0 0

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-16-2020.

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