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Coronavirus Data for March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Wednesday, March 31, 2021 includes 143 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 44,656.

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

  • 65-year-old female
  • 68-year-old female

Tragically, 1,066 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 30, 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

44,513*

100

23,071

100

21,271

100

171

100

Unknown

55

<1

18

<1

36

<1

1

1

0-18

5261

12

2614

11

2615

12

32

19

19-30

11,900

27

6490

28

5356

25

54

32

31-40

8815

20

4505

20

4279

20

31

18

41-50

5814

13

2908

13

2894

14

12

7

51-60

5385

12

2627

11

2741

13

17

10

61-70

3949

9

1976

9

1964

9

9

5

71-80

2016

5

1086

5

925

4

5

3

81+

1318

3

847

4

461

2

10

6

*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 Ward

 

Below is the District’s aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.

 

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

44,656

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

248

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

11,008

<1

Asian

21,806

2

Black/African American

942

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

91

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

94

24

White

10,463

25

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,087

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8,637

20

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

32,915

74

Refused During Interview

17

<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 59 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 286 total ICU inpatients
  • 43 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

1066

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

804

75

Hispanic/Latinx

122

11

Non-Hispanic White

107

10

Other

19

2

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1066

100

Female

477

45

Male

589

55

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1066

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

20

2

40-49

39

4

50-59

127

12

60-69

257

24

70-79

259

24

80+

359

34

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1066

100

1

106

10

2

51

5

3

54

5

4

158

15

5

192

18

6

110

10

7

165

16

8

204

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

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.