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Coronavirus Data for January 21, 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Thursday, January 21, 2021 includes 293 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 34,905.

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

  • 58-year-old male
  • 72-year-old male
  • 92-year-old female

Tragically, 867 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

34,905*

100

18,091

100

16,694

100

120

100

Unknown

48

<1

19

<1

28

<1

1

1

0-18

3672

11

1820

10

1836

11

16

13

19-30

8963

26

4962

27

3971

24

30

25

31-40

7096

20

3566

20

3505

21

25

21

41-50

4719

14

2366

13

2343

14

10

8

51-60

4373

13

2113

12

2246

13

14

12

61-70

3242

9

1629

9

1603

10

10

8

71-80

1670

5

894

5

772

5

4

3

81+

1122

3

722

4

390

2

10

8

*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

34,905

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

287

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

71

<1

Asian

740

2

Black/African American

16,685

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

71

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8250

24

White

8799

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2755

8

Hispanic or Latinx

7464

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

24,671

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

  • 281 total ICU inpatients
  • 63 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

867

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

640

74

Hispanic/Latinx

110

13

Non-Hispanic White

92

11

Other

14

2

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

867

100

Female

369

43

Male

498

57

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

867

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

31

4

50-59

109

13

60-69

195

22

70-79

218

25

80+

289

33

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

867

100

1

93

11

2

44

5

3

45

5

4

129

15

5

146

17

6

88

10

7

131

15

8

167

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.