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Yesterday there were 16,334 total positives.

Ed. Note: Comments have been closed because the broken record has become redundant, at best. Please continue to wear a face covering when you leave home and get tested if you are not well or think you have been exposed.

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From the Mayor’s Office:

“The District’s reported data for Saturday, October 17, 2020 includes 36 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,370.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 641 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

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

COVID-19 Surveillance
October 17, 2020:

Total Overall Number of Tests: 466,805
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 240,959*
Total Positives: 16,370
Total Lives Lost: 641
Cleared From Isolation: 12,801

All data are preliminary and are subject to change based on additional reporting.

Hospital Status Data
October 17, 2020

Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 40
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 175
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 265
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 78
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 20
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 2,040
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 82%

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