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Coronavirus Data for January 20, 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Wednesday, January 20, 2021 includes 209 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 34,612.

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

  • 97-year-old female

Tragically, 864 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

34,612*

100

17,930

100

16,566

100

116

100

Unknown

48

<1

19

<1

28

<1

1

1

0-18

3635

11

1804

10

1817

11

14

12

19-30

8891

26

4928

28

3935

24

28

24

31-40

7049

20

3545

20

3479

21

25

22

41-50

4683

14

2345

13

2328

14

10

9

51-60

4683

13

2088

12

2230

14

14

12

61-70

3202

9

1601

9

1591

10

10

9

71-80

1661

5

886

5

771

5

4

4

81+

1111

3

714

4

387

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_012021.jpg

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.

 

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

34,612

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

262

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

71

<1

Asian

735

2

Black/African American

16,568

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

70

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8155

24

White

8748

26

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2660

8

Hispanic or Latinx

7433

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

24,504

69

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

  • 297 total ICU inpatients
  • 72 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

864

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

638

74

Hispanic/Latinx

110

13

Non-Hispanic White

91

11

Other

14

1

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

864

100

Female

368

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

864

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

3

40-49

31

4

50-59

108

13

60-69

195

23

70-79

217

25

80+

288

33

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

864

100

1

93

11

2

44

5

3

45

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.