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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 = 561
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 *  
18–24 42 7.5%
25–29 97 17.3%
30–34 140 25.0%
35–39 125 22.3%
40–49 104 18.5%
50–64 47 8.4%
65+ *  
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 540 96.3%
Female 10 1.8%
Transgender, female-to-male *  
Transgender, male-to-female *  
Gender nonconforming 7 1.2%
RACE/ETHNICITY
American Indian/Alaska Native
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
*  
Asian (not Hispanic or Latinx) 16 2.9%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
222 39.6%
Hispanic or Latinx 105 18.7%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 207 36.9%
Multiracial/Other (not Hispanic or Latinx) 7 1.2%
Unknown *  
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 30 5.3%
Gay 308 54.9%
Lesbian *  
Bisexual 38 6.8%
Other 8 1.4%
Unknown 177 31.6%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
1 119 21.2%
2 120 21.4%
3 22 3.9%
4 46 8.2%
5 84 15.0%
6 54 9.6%
7 60 10.7%
8 53 9.4%
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 02/17/2024):

  TOTAL
N = 41,424
PERCENTAGE
AGE GROUP
0–17 17 0.0%
18–24 3,866 9.3%
25–29 6,767 16.3%
30–34 8,176 19.7%
35–39 6,710 16.2%
40–49 7,615 18.4%
50–64 6,852 16.5%
65+ 1,421 3.4%
GENDER IDENTITY
Male 34,571 83.6%
Female 2,696 6.5%
Transgender, female-to-male 127 0.3%
Transgender, male-to-female 255 0.6%
Gender nonconforming 1,120 2.7%
Other 35 0.1%
Unknown 2,620 6.2%
RACE/ETHNICITY
American Indian/Alaska Native
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
156 0.4%
Asian (not Hispanic or Latinx) 2,221 5.4%
Black/African American
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
7,797 18.8%
Hispanic or Latinx 5,318 12.9%
White (not Hispanic or Latinx) 21,021 50.8%
Multiracial/Other
(not Hispanic or Latinx)
1,335 3.2%
Unknown 3,516 8.5%
SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Straight/heterosexual 1,853 4.5%
Gay 30,890 74.6%
Lesbian 377 0.9%
Bisexual 5,057 12.2%
Other 627 1.5%
Unknown 2,620 6.3%
RESIDENTIAL WARD
Ward 1 7,488 18.1%
Ward 2 7,641 18.4%
Ward 3 2,272 5.5%
Ward 4 2,832 6.8%
Ward 5 4,689 11.3%
Ward 6 5,164 12.5%
Ward 7 2,024 4.9%
Ward 8 1,802 4.4%
Non-DC resident 7,154 17.3%
Unknown 358 0.9%

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