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Yesterday there were 16,609 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 Friday, October 23, 2020 includes 97 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 16,706.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 642 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 23, 2020:

Total Overall Number of Tests: 491,553
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 248,189*
Total Positives: 16,706
Total Lives Lost: 642
Cleared From Isolation: 13,068

*All Data are preliminary and are subject to change based on additional reporting

Hospital Status Data
October 23, 2020

Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 69
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 158
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 282
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 93
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 21
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 2,111
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 85%


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