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Coronavirus Data for August 26, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for August 26, 2021 includes 190 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 54,556.

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

  • 72-year-old male

Tragically, 1,159 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.

ReOpen Metrics

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

54,556*

100

28,558

100

25,813

100

185

100

Unknown

63

<1

20

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

7,546

14

3,811

13

3,709

14

26

14

19-30

14,910

27

8,270

29

6,579

26

61

33

31-40

10,985

20

5,633

20

5,315

21

37

20

41-50

6,876

13

3,458

12

3,398

14

20

11

51-60

6,154

12

3,038

11

3,102

12

14

8

61-70

4,403

8

2,219

8

2,175

9

9

5

71-80

2,209

4

1,203

4

1,001

4

5

3

81+

1,410

3

906

3

496

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.

Cumulative Incidence by Ward

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

Cumulative Incidence by Health Planning Neighborhood

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

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

54,556

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

297

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

105

<1

Asian

1,156

2

Black/African American

28,251

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

111

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,892

20

White

13,742

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

4,126

8

Hispanic or Latinx

9,456

18

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

40,960

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

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult Ventilator Use

 

The District currently has 35 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 310 total ICU inpatients
  • 29 COVID-19 positive ICU patients

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,159

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

886

76

Hispanic/Latinx

126

11

Non-Hispanic White

112

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

1,159

100

Female

525

45

Male

634

55

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,159

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

24

2

40-49

48

4

50-59

149

13

60-69

282

24

70-79

278

24

80+

373

32

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,159

100

1

110

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

168

15

5

210

18

6

128

11

7

180

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.