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Mpox Data

Mpox (formerly called Monkeypox) is a rare, but potentially serious viral illness that can be transmitted from person to person through direct contact with body fluid or mpox lesions. The Mpox 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 Mpox 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

Mpox Cases Among DC Residents by Day

Mpox Cases Among DC Residents by Day

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

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

Mpox Cases Residing in DC by Ward

Mpox Cases Residing in DC by Ward

Characteristics of Mpox Cases by Demographic Status:

  TOTAL
N = 525
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 *  
18–24 40 7.6%
25–29 86 16.4%
30–34 134 25.5%
35–39 115 21.9%
40–49 98 18.7%
50–64 46 8.8%
65+ *  
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 506 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 2.86%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
211 40.19%
Hispanic or Latinx 89 16.95%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 187 35.62%
Multiracial/Other (not Hispanic or Latinx) 9 1.71%
Unknown 12 2.29%
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 26 4.95%
Gay 268 51.05%
Lesbian *  
Bisexual 33 6.29%
Other 6 1.14%
Unknown 19 36.19%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
1 115 21.9%
2 113 21.5%
3 21 4.0%
4 41 7.8%
5 73 13.9%
6 50 9.5%
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

 

Mpox vaccine doses administered by demographic status (through 01/23/2022):

  TOTAL
N = 39,003
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 10 0.0%
18–24 3,677 9.4%
25–29 6,473 16.6%
30–34 7,812 20.0%
35–39 6,330 16.2%
40–49 7,128 18.3%
50–64 6,313 16.2%
65+ 1,260 3.2%
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 34,446 88.73%
Female 1,114 2.9%
Transgender, female-to-male 126 0.3%
Transgender, male-to-female 255 0.7%
Gender nonconforming 1,114 2.9%
Other 35 0.1%
Unknown 1,913 4.9%
RACE/ETHNICITY
American Indian/Alaska Native
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
156 0.4%
Asian (not Hispanic or Latinx) 2,205 5.7%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
7,774 19.9%
Hispanic or Latinx 5,292 13.6%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 20,955 53.7%
Multiracial/Other
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
1,332 3.4%
Unknown 1,289 3.3%
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 1,839 4.7%
Gay 30,803 79.0%
Lesbian 376 1.0%
Bisexual 5,024 12.9%
Other 624 1.6%
Unknown 337 0.9%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
Ward 1 7,546 19.3%
Ward 2 7,685 19.7%
Ward 3 2,078 5.3%
Ward 4 2,549 6.5%
Ward 5 4,624 11.9%
Ward 6 4,689 12.0%
Ward 7 1,673 4.3%
Ward 8 1,424 3.7%
Non-DC resident 6,000 15.4%
Unknown 735 1.9%

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