Yesterday there were 15,765 total positives.
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From the Mayor’s Office:
“The District’s reported data for Thursday, October 8, 2020 includes 78 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 15,843.
The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.
Tragically, 634 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.
Below is a summary of the District’s current ReOpening Metrics.”
October 8, 2020:
Total Overall Number of Tests: 422,225
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 227,401*
Total Positives: 15,843
Total Lives Lost: 634
Cleared from Isolation: 12,456
All data are preliminary and are subject to change based on additional reporting.
Hospital Status Data
October 8, 2020
Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 45
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 175
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 265
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 99
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 27
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 2,141
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 86%