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Monkeypox Data

Monkeypox is a rare, but potentially serious viral illness that can be transmitted from person to person through direct contact with body fluid or monkeypox lesions. The Monkeypox outbreak in DC started in May 2022 and is ongoing.

This page shows updated data for laboratory-confirmed cases among people living in DC, as well as vaccinations administered to DC residents. Cases of Monkeypox are reported to DC Health from laboratories and healthcare providers. The data on this page are updated every Wednesday by 11 am EST. Please see the Data Guide for more information on the data presented.

Cumulative Cases graphic

Monkeypox Cases Among DC Residents by Day

Monkeypox Cases Among DC Residents by Day

Monkeypox Cases Among DC Residents by Day with Rolling 7-day Average

Monkeypox Cases Among DC Residents by Day with Rolling 7-day Average

Monkeypox Cases Residing in DC by Ward

Monkeypox Cases Residing in DC by Ward

Characteristics of Monkeypox cases by demographic status:

  TOTAL
N = 523
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 *  
18–24 40 7.6%
25–29 85 16.3%
30–34 134 25.6%
35–39 115 22.0%
40–49 97 18.5%
50–64 46 8.8%
65+ *  
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 504 96.4%
Female 9 1.7%
Transgender, female-to-male *  
Transgender, male-to-female *  
Gender nonconforming 6 1.1%
RACE/ETHNICITY
American Indian/Alaska Native
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
*  
Asian (not Hispanic or Latinx) 15 2.9%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
211 40.3%
Hispanic or Latinx 88 16.8%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 186 35.6%
Multiracial/Other (not Hispanic or Latinx) 9 1.7%
Unknown 13 2.5%
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 26 5.0%
Gay 264 50.5%
Lesbian *  
Bisexual 32 6.1%
Other 6 1.2%
Unknown 195 37.3%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
1 114 21.8%
2 113 21.6%
3 21 4.0%
4 40 7.6%
5 74 14.1%
6 49 9.4%
7 57 10.9%
8 52 9.9%
Unknown *  

* To help protect confidentiality, small numbers (between 0 and 4) are shown by an asterisk


 

Cumulative Doses Administered

 

Monkeypox vaccine doses administered by demographic status (through 11/07/2022):

  TOTAL
N = 38,374
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 10 0.0%
18–24 3,634 9.5%
25–29 6,395 16.7%
30–34 7,720 20.1%
35–39 6,257 16.3%
40–49 7,037 18.3%
50–64 6,113 15.9%
65+ 1,208 3.1%
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 34,141 89.0%
Female 2,659 6.9%
Transgender, female-to-male 121 0.3%
Transgender, male-to-female 251 0.7%
Gender nonconforming 1,101 2.9%
Other 35 0.1%
Unknown 66 0.2%
RACE/ETHNICITY
American Indian/Alaska Native
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
156 0.4%
Asian (not Hispanic or Latinx) 2,180 5.7%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
7,723 20.1%
Hispanic or Latinx 5,222 13.6%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 20,766 54.1%
Multiracial/Other
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
1,322 3.4%
Unknown 1,005 2.6%
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 1,797 4.7%
Gay 30,569 79.7%
Lesbian 372 1.0%
Bisexual 4,955 12.9%
Other 615 1.6%
Unknown 66 0.2%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
Ward 1 7,563 19.7%
Ward 2 7,642 19.9%
Ward 3 2,048 5.3%
Ward 4 2,526 6.6%
Ward 5 4,621 12.0%
Ward 6 4,662 12.1%
Ward 7 1,661 4.3%
Ward 8 1,412 3.7%
Non-DC resident 5,469 14.3%
Unknown 760 2.0%

* To help protect confidentiality, small numbers (between 0 and 4) are shown by an asterisk