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Coronavirus Data for January 7, 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Thursday, January 7, 2021 includes 357 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 31,107.

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

  • 73-year-old male

Tragically, 809 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 01-07-2021

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

31,107*

100

16,071

100

14,928

100

99

100

Unknown

40

<1

18

<1

21

<1

1

1

0-18

3109

10

1553

10

1543

10

12

12

19-30

7943

26

4404

27

3510

24

27

27

31-40

6376

21

3196

20

3158

21

18

18

41-50

4254

14

2126

13

2122

14

6

6

51-60

3931

13

1877

12

2040

14

12

12

61-70

2920

9

1446

9

1464

10

10

10

71-80

1522

5

805

5

713

5

4

4

81+

1012

3

646

4

357

2

9

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.

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

31,107

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

355

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

64

<1

Asian

627

2

Black/African American

14,821

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

70

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

7422

24

White

7746

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2493

8

Hispanic or Latinx

6782

22

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

21,816

70

Refused During Interview

16

<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 010721

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

Adult Ventilator Use and Availability at District Hospitals

The District currently has 51 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 294 total ICU inpatients
  • 66 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

809

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

598

74

Hispanic/Latinx

105

13

Non-Hispanic White

82

10

Other

13

2

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

809

100

Female

344

43

Male

465

57

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

809

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

3

40-49

30

4

50-59

101

13

60-69

181

22

70-79

203

25

80+

269

33

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

809

100

1

88

11

2

39

5

3

42

5

4

121

15

5

137

17

6

78

10

7

123

15

8

157

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.