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Coronavirus Data for January 19, 2021

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Tuesday, January, 19, 2021 includes 144 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 34,403.

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

  • 78-year-old female
  • 79-year-old male

Tragically, 863 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

34,403*

100

17,818

100

16,469

100

116

100

Unknown

47

<1

18

<1

28

<1

1

1

0-18

3586

10

1784

10

1788

11

14

12

19-30

8847

26

4903

28

3916

24

28

24

31-40

7011

20

3526

20

3460

21

25

12

41-50

4662

14

2330

13

2322

14

10

9

51-60

4310

13

2078

12

2218

13

14

12

61-70

3178

9

1585

9

1583

10

10

9

71-80

1656

5

882

5

770

5

4

3

81+

1106

3

712

4

384

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

34,403

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

210

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

71

<1

Asian

732

2

Black/African American

16,473

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

70

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8137

24

White

8707

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2602

8

Hispanic or Latinx

7405

22

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

24,381

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.

  • 283 total ICU inpatients
  • 62 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

863

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

638

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

863

100

Female

367

43

Male

496

57

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

863

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

31

4

50-59

108

13

60-69

195

23

70-79

217

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

863

100

1

93

11

2

44

5

3

44

5

4

129

15

5

145

17

6

88

10

7

130

15

8

166

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.