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August 17 Coronavirus Data Posted: 53,024


Yesterday there were 52,843 total positives.

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From the Mayor’s Office:

“The District’s reported data for August 17, 2021 includes 181 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 53,024.

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

80-year-old female
66-year-old male

Tragically, 1,153 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

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

COVID-19 Surveillance
August 17, 2021

Total Overall Number of Tests: 1,789,456
Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 544,879*
Total Positives: 52,843
Total Lives Lost: 1,151
Cleared from Isolation: 34,985*

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

Hospital Status Data
August 17, 2021

Total ICU Beds in Hospitals: 345
ICU Beds Available: 60
Total Reported Ventilators in Hospitals: 440
In-Use Ventilators in Hospitals: 148
Available Ventilators in Hospitals: 292
Total COVID-19 Patients in DC Hospitals: 92
Total COVID-19 Patients in ICU: 25
Total Patients in DC Hospitals (COVID and non-COVID): 2,092
Percentage of pre-COVID Hospital Bed Capacity: 84%

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