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Coronavirus Data for January 23, 2021

Sunday, January 24, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Saturday, January 23, 2021 includes 224 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 35,301.

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

  • 62-year-old male
  • 79-year-old male

Tragically, 872 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 1-23-21

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

35,301*

100

18,287

100

16,895

100

119

100

Unknown

48

<1

19

<1

28

<1

1

1

0-18

3742

11

1857

10

1870

11

15

13

19-30

9065

26

5006

27

4029

24

30

25

31-40

7173

20

3601

20

3545

21

27

23

41-50

4771

14

2398

13

2365

14

8

7

51-60

4408

12

2133

12

2261

13

14

12

61-70

3270

9

1640

9

1620

10

10

8

71-80

1691

5

904

5

783

5

4

3

81+

1133

3

729

4

394

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.

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

35,301

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

306

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

74

<1

Asian

753

2

Black/African American

16,886

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

71

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8274

23

White

8934

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2742

8

Hispanic or Latinx

7548

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

24,996

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

  • 282 total ICU inpatients
  • 67 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

872

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

643

74

Hispanic/Latinx

110

13

Non-Hispanic White

94

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

872

100

Female

372

43

Male

500

57

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

872

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

31

4

50-59

109

13

60-69

196

22

70-79

220

25

80+

291

33

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

872

100

1

93

11

2

45

5

3

45

5

4

129

15

5

148

17

6

90

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 a 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.