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Coronavirus Data for January 18, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Monday, January 18, 2021 includes 226 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 34,259.

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

  • 68-year-old male
  • 70-year-old male
  • 72-year-old female
  • 91-year-old female

Tragically, 861 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

34,259*

100

17,745

100

16,398

100

116

100

Unknown

48

<1

20

<1

27

<1

1

1

0-18

3558

10

1770

10

1774

11

14

12

19-30

8810

26

4885

28

3897

24

28

24

31-40

6993

20

3515

20

3453

21

25

12

41-50

4641

14

2318

13

2313

14

10

9

51-60

4292

13

2067

12

2211

14

10

12

61-70

3167

9

1581

9

1576

10

14

19

71-80

1647

5

879

5

764

5

4

3

81+

1103

3

710

4

383

2

10

9

*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

34,259

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

318

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

68

<1

Asian

719

2

Black/African American

16,341

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

70

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8097

24

White

8643

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2698

8

Hispanic or Latinx

7364

22

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

24,182

71

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
  • 58 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

861

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

636

74

Hispanic/Latinx

110

13

Non-Hispanic White

90

10

Other

14

2

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

861

100

Female

366

42

Male

495

58

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

861

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

31

4

50-59

108

12

60-69

195

23

70-79

215

25

80+

287

33

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

861

100

1

93

11

2

43

5

3

44

5

4

129

15

5

145

17

6

89

10

7

129

15

8

165

19

Experienced Homelessness

23

3

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.