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Coronavirus Data for August 19, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021

(Washington, DC) - The District’s reported data for August 19, 2021 includes 180 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 53,342.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 1,155 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

53,342*

100

27,869

100

25,289

100

184

100

Unknown

63

<1

20

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

7,225

14

3,634

13

3,566

14

25

13

19-30

14,553

27

8,051

29

6,441

26

61

33

31-40

10,736

20

5,499

20

5,199

21

38

21

41-50

6,756

13

3,400

12

3,336

13

20

11

51-60

6,082

12

2,999

11

3,069

12

14

8

61-70

4,344

8

2,184

8

2,152

9

8

4

71-80

2,187

4

1,186

4

996

4

5

3

81+

1,396

3

896

3

492

2

8

4

*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.

 

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

53,342

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

296

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

104

<1

Asian

1,141

2

Black/African American

27,513

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

109

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,660

20

White

13,517

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,895

7

Hispanic or Latinx

9,403

18

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

40,030

75

Refused During Interview

14

<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
  • 24 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

1,155

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

883

76

Hispanic/Latinx

126

11

Non-Hispanic White

111

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

1,155

100

Female

524

45

Male

631

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,155

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

24

2

40-49

48

4

50-59

148

13

60-69

281

24

70-79

277

24

80+

372

32

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,155

100

1

110

10

2

52

5

3

57

5

4

168

15

5

209

18

6

127

11

7

179

16

8

226

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

2

0e

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 are encouraged to get vaccinated at one of our free walk-up vaccination sites located throughout the District. For more information, please visit vaccines.gov.