Total Number Of Coronavirus Cases In DC Tops 16,000

WASHINGTON, DC — D.C Department of Health confirmed 38 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. That’s down from the 66 reported on Sunday. This brings the District’s total number of positive cases to date to 16,022.

D.C. Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday. The total number of deaths in the District stands at 637.

According to D.C. Health, 438,819 coronavirus tests have been administered in the District, 231,817 residents have been tested, and 12539 have been cleared from isolation.

The District currently has 50 intensive care unit beds available out of 345 total intensive care unit beds. There are currently 172 in-use ventilators out of a total of 440 available. Also, there are 21 COVID-19-positive ICU patients.

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Globally, more than 37.5 million people have been infected by COVID-19, and over 1 million people have died, Johns Hopkins University reported Monday morning. In the United States, more than 7.7 million people have been infected and over 214,000 people have died from COVID-19.

Total of Positive COVID-19 Cases By Age and Gender

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Total of Positive COVID-19 Cases By Ward

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Total COVID-19 Deaths By Ward

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Total of Positive COVID-19 Cases By Race

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Total of Positive COVID-19 Deaths By Race

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District 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.


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