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Coronavirus Data for August 27-29, 2021

Monday, August 30, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for August 27-29, 2021 includes 645 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and 52 backlogged cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 55,253.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

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.

 

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

55,253*

100

28,917

100

26,148

100

188

100

Unknown

63

<1

20

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

7,735

14

3,909

14

3,799

15

27

14

19-30

15,134

27

8,393

29

6,680

26

61

33

31-40

11,115

20

5,694

20

5,384

21

37

20

41-50

6,947

13

3,492

12

3,434

13

21

11

51-60

6,197

11

3,060

11

3,122

12

15

8

61-70

4,428

8

2,231

8

2,188

9

9

5

71-80

2,216

4

1,207

4

1,004

4

5

3

81+

1,418

3

911

3

499

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

55,253

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

615

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

105

<1

Asian

1,161

2

Black/African American

28,501

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

111

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,939

20

White

13,819

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

4,483

8

Hispanic or Latinx

9,476

17

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

41,280

72

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

  • 288 total ICU inpatients
  • 21 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

1,159

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.