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Coronavirus Data for August 23, 2021

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for August 23, 2021 includes 133 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 54,031.

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

54,031*

100

28,266

100

25,582

100

183

100

Unknown

63

<1

20

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

7,407

14

3,732

13

3,650

14

25

14

19-30

14,761

27

8,187

29

6,514

26

60

33

31-40

10,886

20

5,578

20

5,271

21

37

20

41-50

6,817

13

3,429

12

3,368

14

20

11

51-60

6,116

12

3,018

11

3,084

12

14

8

61-70

4,378

8

2,204

8

2,165

9

9

5

71-80

2,199

4

1,196

4

998

4

5

3

81+

1,404

3

902

3

494

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

54,031

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

495

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

104

<1

Asian

1,146

2

Black/African American

27,830

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

110

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,739

20

White

13,605

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

4,156

8

Hispanic or Latinx

9,432

18

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

40,429

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

  • 280 total ICU inpatients
  • 27 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

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 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.