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Coronavirus Data for March 5, 2021

Saturday, March 6, 2021

(Washington, DC)  The District’s reported data for Friday, March 5, 2021 includes 151 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 41,273.

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

  • 67-year-old male
  • 71-year-old female
  • 91-year-old female

Tragically, 1,030 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.

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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

41,273*

100

21,344

100

19,785

100

144

100

Unknown

54

<1

18

<1

35

<1

1

1

0-18

4646

11

2321

11

2304

12

21

15

19-30

10,878

26

5950

28

4890

25

38

27

31-40

8216

20

4163

20

4020

20

33

23

41-50

5438

13

2709

13

2719

14

10

7

51-60

5074

12

2456

12

2601

13

17

12

61-70

3753

9

1867

9

1876

10

10

7

71-80

1935

5

1041

5

890

5

4

3

81+

1279

3

819

4

450

2

10

7

*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

41,273

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

298

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

85

<1

Asian

903

2

Black/African American

20,104

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

82

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

9136

22

White

10,661

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2799

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8441

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

30,018

72

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

  • 290 total ICU inpatients
  • 40 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

1030

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

773

75

Hispanic/Latinx

119

10

Non-Hispanic White

105

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

1030

100

Female

455

44

Male

575

56

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1030

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

21

2

40-49

36

4

50-59

123

12

60-69

240

23

70-79

254

25

80+

351

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1030

100

1

104

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

152

15

5

183

18

6

106

10

7

162

16

8

193

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.