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Coronavirus Data for August 6-8, 2021

Monday, August 9, 2021

(Washington, DC)  - The District’s reported data for August 6-8, 2021 includes 467 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and 19 backlogged cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 51,589.

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 8/6

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

51,589*

100

26,889

100

24,520

100

180

100

Unknown

64

<1

21

<1

38

<1

5

3

0-18

6,789

13

3,392

13

3,373

14

24

14

19-30

14,023

27

7,728

29

6,235

25

60

33

31-40

10,351

20

5,292

20

5,021

20

38

21

41-50

6,576

13

3,301

12

3,257

13

18

10

51-60

5,976

12

2,948

11

3,014

13

14

8

61-70

4,283

9

2,154

8

2,121

9

8

5

71-80

2,144

4

1,165

5

974

4

5

3

81+

1,383

3

888

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

51,589

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

390

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

104

<1

Asian

1,120

2

Black/African American

26,437

51

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

104

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,257

20

White

13,175

26

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,638

7

Hispanic or Latinx

9,294

18

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

38,642

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

  • 279 total ICU inpatients
  • 12 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.