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Coronavirus Data for February 27, 2021

Sunday, February 28, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Saturday, February 27, 2021 includes 120 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 40,598.

The District reported that seven additional residents lost their lives due to COVID-19.

  • 55-year-old male
  • 56-year-old male
  • 63-year-old female
  • 72-year-old female
  • 78-year-old male
  • 86-year-old female
  • 86-year-old female

Tragically, 1,017 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

40,598*

100

20,991

100

19,467

100

140

100

Unknown

54

<1

18

<1

35

<1

1

1

0-18

4533

11

2257

11

2258

12

18

13

19-30

10,630

26

5822

28

4771

24

37

26

31-40

8101

20

4101

20

3967

21

33

24

41-50

5372

13

2682

13

2680

14

10

7

51-60

5010

12

2424

12

2569

13

17

12

61-70

3719

9

1852

9

1857

10

10

7

71-80

1912

5

1026

5

882

5

4

3

81+

1267

3

809

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.

 

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

40,598

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

247

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

84

<1

Asian

882

2

Black/African American

19,732

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

80

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9077

22

White

10,492

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2755

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8366

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

29,462

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

  • 300 total ICU inpatients
  • 45 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

1017

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

760

75

Hispanic/Latinx

119

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

1017

100

Female

448

44

Male

569

56

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1017

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

21

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

123

12

60-69

236

23

70-79

251

25

80+

347

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1017

100

1

103

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

150

15

5

181

18

6

105

10

7

158

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.