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Coronavirus Data for February 26, 2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Friday, February 26, 2021 includes 194 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 40,478.

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

  • 74-year-old female

Tragically, 1,010 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 2-26-21

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

40,478*

100

20,920

100

19,418

100

140

100

Unknown

53

<1

18

<1

34

<1

1

1

0-18

4511

11

2246

11

2247

12

18

13

19-30

10,592

26

5801

28

4754

24

37

26

31-40

8080

20

4086

20

3961

21

33

24

41-50

5360

13

2675

13

2675

14

10

7

51-60

4997

12

2415

12

2565

13

17

12

61-70

3710

9

1847

9

1853

10

10

7

71-80

1910

5

1025

5

881

5

4

3

81+

1265

3

807

4

448

2

10

7

*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.

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

40,478

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

266

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

84

<1

Asian

878

2

Black/African American

19,669

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

80

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9056

22

White

10,441

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2769

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8345

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

29,349

73

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

  • 295 total ICU inpatients
  • 49 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

1010

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

754

75

Hispanic/Latinx

118

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

1010

100

Female

444

44

Male

566

56

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1010

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

21

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

121

12

60-69

235

23

70-79

249

25

80+

345

34

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1010

100

1

101

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

148

15

5

180

18

6

104

10

7

157

15

8

190

19

Experienced Homelessness

25

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.