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Coronavirus Data for January 8, 2021

Saturday, January 9, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Friday, January 8, 2021 includes 350 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 31,457.

The District reported four additional residents lost their life due to COVID-19.

  • 64-year-old female
  • 66-year-old male
  • 75-year-old male
  • 86-year-old male

Tragically, 813 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 01-8-2021

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

31,457*

100

16,264

100

15,084

100

100

100

Unknown

41

<1

18

<1

22

<1

1

1

0-18

3155

10

1579

10

1563

10

12

12

19-30

8023

26

4448

27

3546

23

27

28

31-40

6462

21

3244

20

3196

21

18

17

41-50

4296

14

2148

13

2141

14

7

5

51-60

3975

13

1905

12

2056

14

12

12

61-70

2953

9

1463

9

1480

10

10

11

71-80

1534

5

809

5

721

5

4

4

81+

1018

3

650

4

359

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

31,457

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

212

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

61

<1

Asian

599

2

Black/African American

14,449

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

67

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

7282

24

White

7494

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2,329

8

Hispanic or Latinx

6,627

22

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

21,195

70

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

  • 299 total ICU inpatients
  • 74 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

813

100

Asian

11

1

Black/African American

601

74

Hispanic/Latinx

106

13

Non-Hispanic White

82

10

Other

13

1

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

813

100

Female

345

42

Male

468

58

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

813

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

3

40-49

30

4

50-59

101

12

60-69

183

23

70-79

204

25

80+

270

33

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

813

100

1

89

11

2

39

5

3

42

5

4

122

15

5

137

17

6

78

10

7

124

15

8

158

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.