coronavirus

Coronavirus

Help us get everyone in our community pre-registered for a vaccination appointment.
Go to vaccinate.dc.gov or call 1-855-363-0333 to pre-register and then help us spread the word. #DCHOPE
Read Mayor Bowser’s Presentation on DC’s COVID-19 Situational Update: April 12

Menu
 

Coronavirus Testing

Pre-registration for Public Testing

It’s best to get testing through your provider, but if you need to use public testing, you can save time in line by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/register to create a profile from your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Coronavirus Data for March 3, 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Wednesday, March 3, 2021 includes 196 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 41,014.

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

  • 80-year-old male

Tragically, 1,024 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 2, 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

41,014*

100

21,213

100

19,660

100

141

100

Unknown

54

<1

18

<1

35

<1

1

1

0-18

4605

11

2300

11

2286

12

19

14

19-30

10,770

26

5893

28

4840

25

37

26

31-40

8170

20

4137

20

4000

20

33

23

41-50

5417

13

2700

13

2707

14

10

7

51-60

5051

12

2447

12

2587

13

17

12

61-70

3743

9

1864

9

1869

10

10

7

71-80

1928

5

1036

5

888

5

4

3

81+

1276

3

818

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

41,014

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

298

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

86

<1

Asian

893

2

Black/African American

19,963

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

80

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9109

22

White

10,581

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2813

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8408

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

29,778

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.

  • 295 total ICU inpatients
  • 49 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

1024

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

767

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

1024

100

Female

451

44

Male

573

56

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1024

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+

349

34

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1024

100

1

103

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

150

15

5

182

18

6

106

10

7

162

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.