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Coronavirus Data for March 2, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Tuesday, March 2, 2021 includes 51 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 40,818.

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

  • 45-year-old male
  • 68-year-old male
  • 71-year-old female
  • 81-year-old female

Tragically, 1,023 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 (data through March 1, 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

40,818*

100

21,111

100

19,568

100

139

100

Unknown

54

<1

18

<1

35

<1

1

1

0-18

4571

11

2278

11

2275

12

18

13

19-30

10,704

26

5861

28

4807

25

36

26

31-40

8133

20

4121

20

3979

20

33

24

41-50

5394

13

2690

13

2694

14

10

7

51-60

5034

12

2437

12

2580

13

17

12

61-70

3733

9

1859

9

1864

10

10

7

71-80

1922

5

1032

5

886

5

4

3

81+

1273

3

815

4

448

2

10

7

*Includes <5 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

40,818

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

248

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

85

<1

Asian

888

2

Black/African American

19,888

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

79

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9091

22

White

10,535

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2743

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8397

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

29,663

73

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

  • 296 total ICU inpatients
  • 47 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

1023

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

766

75

Hispanic/Latinx

105

10

Non-Hispanic White

119

12

Other

19

2

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1023

100

Female

451

44

Male

572

56

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1023

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

21

2

40-49

35

3

50-59

123

12

60-69

239

23

70-79

252

25

80+

348

34

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1023

100

1

103

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

150

15

5

182

18

6

106

10

7

161

16

8

191

19

Experienced Homelessness

25

2

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.