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Coronavirus Data for February 28, 2021

Monday, March 1, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Sunday, February 28, 2021 includes 86 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 40,684.

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

  • 61-year-old female
  • 65-year-old male

Tragically, 1,019 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 2-28-21

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

40,684*

100

21,042

100

19,503

100

139

100

Unknown

54

<1

18

<1

35

<1

1

1

0-18

4552

11

2267

11

2267

12

18

13

19-30

10,652

26

5834

28

4782

25

36

26

31-40

8117

20

4113

20

3971

20

33

24

41-50

5383

13

2687

13

2686

14

10

7

51-60

5017

12

2429

12

2571

13

17

12

61-70

3724

9

1855

9

1859

10

10

7

71-80

1915

5

1027

5

884

5

4

3

81+

1270

3

812

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

40,684

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

259

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

84

<1

Asian

884

2

Black/African American

19,795

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

79

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9077

22

White

10,502

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2762

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8375

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

29,532

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
  • 46 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

1019

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

762

75

Hispanic/Latinx

105

10

Non-Hispanic White

119

12

Other

19

2

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1019

100

Female

449

44

Male

570

56

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1019

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

21

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

123

12

60-69

238

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

1019

100

1

103

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

150

15

5

181

18

6

105

10

7

160

16

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.