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Coronavirus Data for August 31, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for August 31, 2021 includes 139 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 55,570. 

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

  • 34-year-old female

Tragically, 1,161 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

55,570*

100

29,094

100

26,287

100

189

100

Unknown

63

<1

20

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

7,807

14

3,945

14

3,835

15

27

14

19-30

15,228

27

8,453

29

6,714

26

61

33

31-40

11,197

20

5,745

20

5,414

21

38

20

41-50

6,978

13

3,505

12

3,452

13

21

11

51-60

6,223

11

3,069

11

3,139

12

15

8

61-70

4,438

8

2,237

8

2,192

9

9

5

71-80

2,218

4

1,209

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

55,570

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

265

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

105

<1

Asian

1,168

2

Black/African American

28,834

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

111

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

11,149

20

White

13,936

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

4,347

8

Hispanic or Latinx

9,502

17

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

41,707

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

  • 284 total ICU inpatients
  • 28 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

1,161

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

888

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

1,161

100

Female

527

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

1,161

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

25

2

40-49

49

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

1,161

100

1

110

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

168

15

5

210

18

6

128

11

7

180

16

8

227

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

3

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.