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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 May 1, 2021

Sunday, May 2, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Saturday, May 1, 2021 includes 55 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 47,855.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 1,106 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

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

47,855*

100

24,898

100

22,774

100

183

100

Unknown

58

<1

18

<1

37

<1

3

2

0-18

6,000

13

2,981

12

2,995

13

24

13

19-30

12,931

27

7,072

29

5,798

26

61

33

31-40

9,493

20

4,879

20

4,575

20

39

21

41-50

6,140

13

3,094

13

3,032

13

14

8

51-60

5,685

12

2,793

11

2,874

13

18

10

61-70

4,113

9

2,062

8

2,041

9

10

6

71-80

2,082

4

1,126

5

951

4

5

3

81+

1,353

3

873

4

471

2

9

5

*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

47,855

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

208

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

100

<1

Asian

1,004

2

Black/African American

23,911

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

99

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,817

23

White

11,713

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,110

7

Hispanic or Latinx

9,011

19

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

35,718

75

Refused During Interview

16

<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 47 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 298 total ICU inpatients
  • 34 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

1,106

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

838

76

Hispanic/Latinx

124

11

Non-Hispanic White

109

10

Other

21

2

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,106

100

Female

492

44

Male

614

56

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,106

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

22

2

40-49

44

4

50-59

137

12

60-69

264

24

70-79

269

24

80+

365

33

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,106

100

1

109

10

2

52

5

3

56

5

4

162

15

5

200

18

6

119

11

7

174

16

8

209

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

1

0

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.