Washington, DC

Yesterday there were 48,616 total positives.

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From the Mayor’s Office:

“The District’s reported data for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 includes 18 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 48,634.

The District reported that 2 additional residents lost their lives due to COVID-19.

56-year-old female
70-year-old male

Tragically, 1,124 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

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

COVID-19 Surveillance
May 18, 2021:

Total Overall Number of Tests: 1,591,051*
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 496,614*
Total Positives: 48,634*
Total Lives Lost: 1,124
Cleared from Isolation: 34,441*

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

Hospital Status Data
May 18, 2021

Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 81
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 189
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 251
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 78
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 32
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 2,121
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 85%


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