Yesterday there were 16,395 total positives.
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From the Mayor’s Office:
“The District’s reported data for Monday, October 19, 2020 includes 50 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,445.
The District reported one additional COVID-19 related death.
· 73-year-old male
Tragically, 642 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.
Below is a summary of the District’s current ReOpening Metrics.”
October 19, 2020:
Total Overall Number of Tests: 473,807
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 243,299*
Total Positives: 16,445
Total Lives Lost: 642
Cleared from Isolation: 12,884
All data are preliminary and are subject to change based on additional reporting.
Hospital Status Data
October 19, 2020
Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 75
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 162
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 278
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 85
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 20
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 1,949
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 78%