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Coronavirus Data for August 4, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

(Washington, DC) - The District’s reported data for Wednesday, August 4, 2021 includes 117 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 50,975.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.     

Tragically, 1,149 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 (data through August 3, 2021)

 

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

50,975*

100

26,559

100

24,237

100

179

100

Unknown

64

<1

21

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

6,677

13

3,328

13

3,324

14

25

14

19-30

13,828

    27

7,612

29

6,156

25

60

34

31-40

10,193

20

5,230

20

4,925

20

38

21

41-50

6,506

13

3,264

12

3,226

13

16

9

51-60

5,934

12

2,919

11

3,001

13

14

8

61-70

4,259

9

2,142

8

2,109

9

8

5

71-80

2,134

4

1,158

5

971

4

5

3

81+

1,380

3

885

4

487

2

8

5

*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

50,975

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

245

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

104

<1

Asian

1,111

2

Black/African American

26,195

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

102

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,169

20

White

13,047

26

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,417

7

Hispanic or Latinx

9,257

18

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

38,286

75

Refused During Interview

15

<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 45 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 300 total ICU inpatients
  • 11 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

1,149

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

877

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

1,149

100

Female

520

45

Male

629

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,149

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

24

2

40-49

48

4

50-59

146

13

60-69

279

24

70-79

276

24

80+

371

32

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,149

100

1

110

10

2

52

5

3

57

5

4

167

15

5

209

18

6

125

11

7

178

16

8

224

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.