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Coronavirus Data for April 29, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Thursday, April 29, 2021 includes 83 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 47,697.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

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 4-29-21

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

47,697*

100

24,812

100

22,704

100

181

100

Unknown

57

<1

18

<1

36

<1

3

2

0-18

5,973

13

2,969

12

2,980

13

24

13

19-30

12,879

27

7,041

28

5,778

25

60

33

31-40

9,461

20

4,864

20

4,559

20

38

21

41-50

6,125

13

3,084

13

3,027

13

14

8

51-60

5,671

12

2,785

11

2,868

13

18

10

61-70

4,107

9

2,059

8

2,038

9

10

6

71-80

2,075

4

1,122

5

948

4

5

3

81+

1,349

3

870

4

470

2

9

5

*Includes <10 cases who reported gender as Other/Transgender.

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

Positivies 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.

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

47,697

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

239

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

100

<1

Asian

1,000

2

Black/African American

23,780

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

99

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,788

23

White

11,688

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,133

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8,990

19

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

35,558

75

Refused During Interview

16

<1

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 46 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 299 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.