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Coronavirus Data for April 7, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for April 7, 2021 includes 170 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 45,498. 

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

  • 79-year-old female

Tragically, 1,077 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 (data through April 6, 2021)

 

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 

45,498* 

100 

23,563 

100 

21,754 

100 

181 

100 

Unknown 

56 

<1 

18 

<1 

37 

<1 

0-18 

5,460 

12 

2,697 

11 

2,728 

13 

35 

19 

19-30 

12,227 

27 

6,654 

28 

5,514 

25 

59 

33 

31-40 

9,011 

20 

4,602 

20 

4,377 

20 

32 

18 

41-50 

5,898 

13 

2,957 

13 

2,928 

14 

13 

51-60 

5,481 

12 

2,682 

11 

2,782 

13 

17 

61-70 

4,007 

2,006 

1,992 

71-80 

2,029 

1,093 

931 

81+ 

1,329 

854 

465 

10 

*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.

  

Total Positive Cases 

Percent 

All 

45,498 

100% 

Race 

 

 

Unknown 

283 

American Indian/Alaska Native 

93 

<1 

Asian 

959 

Black/African American 

22,303 

49 

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 

95 

<1 

Other/Multi-Racial 

10,542 

24 

White 

11,220 

25 

Refused During Interview 

<1 

Ethnicity 

 

 

Unknown 

3,140 

Hispanic or Latinx 

8,741 

20 

NOT Hispanic or Latinx 

33,600 

74 

Refused During Interview 

17 

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

  • 296 total ICU inpatients
  • 51 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 

1077 

100 

Asian 

14 

Black/African American 

813 

75 

Hispanic/Latinx 

123 

11 

Non-Hispanic White 

108 

10 

Other 

11 

 

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

Sex 

Total Lives Lost 

Percent 

All 

1077 

100 

Female 

479 

45 

Male 

598 

56 

 

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

Age 

Total Lives Lost 

Percent 

All 

1077 

100 

<19 

20-29 

30-39 

20 

40-49 

40 

50-59 

128 

12 

60-69 

260 

24 

70-79 

263 

24 

80+ 

361 

34 

 

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

Ward 

Total Lives Lost 

Percent 

All 

1077 

100 

1 

108 

10 

2 

51 

3 

56 

4 

159 

15 

5 

194 

18 

6 

112 

10 

7 

166 

16 

8 

206 

19 

Experienced Homelessness 

24 

Unknown 

 

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.