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May 8 Coronavirus Data Posted: 48,180


Yesterday there were 48,164 total positives.

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From the Mayor’s Office:

“The District’s reported data for Saturday, May 8, 2021 includes 16 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 48,180.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 1,110 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 8, 2021:

Total Overall Number of Tests: 1,552,617*
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 489,817*
Total Positives: 48,180*
Total Lives Lost: 1,110
Cleared From Isolation: 34,159*

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

Hospital Status Data
May 8, 2021

Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 61
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 192
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 248
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 102
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 35
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 1,881
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 76%

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