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Coronavirus Data for April 28, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

(Washington, DC)  The District’s reported data for Wednesday, April 28, 2021 includes 81 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 47,614.

The District reported that one additional resident lost her life due to COVID-19. 

  • 74-year-old female

Tragically, 1,105 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19. 

Visit coronavirus.dc.gov/data for interactive data dashboards or to download COVID-19 data.

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

Reopening Metrics Summary

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by age and gender.

 

 

Patient Gender

 

Total Positive Cases

%

Female

%

Male

%

Unknown

%

All

47,533*

100

24,712

100

22,641

100

180

100

Unknown

57

<1

18

<1

36

<1

3

2

0-18

5,939

13

2,950

12

2,965

13

24

13

19-30

12,826

27

7,007

29

5,759

26

60

33

31-40

9,426

20

4,843

20

4,546

20

37

21

41-50

6,109

13

3,075

13

3,020

13

14

8

51-60

5,656

12

2,772

11

2,866

13

18

10

61-70

4,099

9

2,056

8

2,033

9

10

6

71-80

2,073

4

1,121

5

947

4

5

3

81+

1,348

3

870

4

469

2

9

5

*Includes <5 cases who reported gender as Other/Transgender.

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by ward of residence.

Positives by Ward

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by neighborhood of residence.

Positives by Neighborhood

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.

 

 

Patient Gender

 

Total Positive Cases

%

Female

%

Male

%

Unknown

%

All

47,614*

100

24,763

100

22,670

100

181

100

Unknown

57

<1

18

<1

36

<1

3

2

0-18

5,954

13

2,959

12

2,971

13

24

13

19-30

12,851

27

7,024

29

5,767

25

60

33

31-40

9,443

20

4,853

20

4,552

20

38

21

41-50

6,117

13

3,079

13

3,024

13

14

8

51-60

5,666

12

2,780

11

2,868

13

18

10

61-70

4,104

8

2,059

8

2,035

9

10

6

71-80

2,074

4

1,121

5

948

4

5

3

81+

1,348

3

870

4

469

2

9

5

 

Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

Hospital Census and Bed Availability at District Acute Care Hospitals

 

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult Ventilator Use and Availability at District Hospitals

 

The District currently has 36 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 309 total ICU inpatients
  • 38 COVID-19 positive ICU patients 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by race.

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,105

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

837

76

Hispanic/Latinx

124

11

Non-Hispanic White

109

10

Other

21

2

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by sex.

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,105

100

Female

491

44

Male

614

56

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by age.

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,105

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

22

2

40-49

44

4

50-59

136

12

60-69

264

24

70-79

269

24

80+

365

33

 

Below is the District’s total lives lost due to COVID-19, sorted by ward of residence.

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,105

100

1

109

10

2

52

5

3

56

5

4

162

15

5

200

18

6

119

11

7

173

16

8

209

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

1

0

 

Guidance has been published for healthcare providers, employers and the public to provide information on what to do if you have been diagnosed with or are a contact of someone who has COVID-19.

Residents should take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces 

If you leave home, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others. For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.