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Coronavirus Data for February 20, 2021

Sunday, February 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Saturday, February 20, 2021 includes 95 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 39,648.

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

  • 59-year-old female

Tragically, 995 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 2-20-21

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

39,461*

100

20,493

100

19,018

100

137

100

Unknown

50

<1

18

<1

31

<1

1

1

0-18

4381

11

2173

11

2192

12

16

12

19-30

10,324

26

5660

28

4627

24

37

27

31-40

7926

20

4001

20

3893

21

32

24

41-50

5265

13

2635

13

2620

14

10

7

51-60

4913

12

2371

12

2525

13

17

12

61-70

3653

9

1826

9

1817

10

10

7

71-80

1885

5

1009

5

872

5

4

3

81+

1251

3

800

4

441

2

10

7

<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

39,648

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

209

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

82

<1

Asian

850

2

Black/African American

19,286

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

77

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8939

23

White

10,201

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2716

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8238

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

28,679

72

Refused During Interview

15

<1

 

Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult ventilator Use and Availability at District Hospitals

The District currently has 47 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 298 total ICU inpatients
  • 52 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

995

100

Asian

13

1

Black/African American

743

75

Hispanic/Latinx

115

12

Non-Hispanic White

105

11

Other

19

2

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

995

100

Female

434

44

Male

561

56

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

995

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

121

12

60-69

229

23

70-79

245

25

80+

341

34

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

995

100

1

100

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

143

14

5

175

18

6

103

10

7

155

16

8

190

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

1

<1

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 should take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces 

If you leave home, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others. For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.