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Coronavirus Data for May 11, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Tuesday, May 11, 2021 includes 54 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 48,336. 

The District reported that 2 additional residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.  

  • 56-year-old female
  • 99-year-old female

Tragically, 1,115 District residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19. 

Due to the IT issue that was reported yesterday, the non-Public Health Lab negative test numbers have been adjusted in today’s data and the total number of tests has been reduced. 

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 May 10, 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

48,336*

100

25,148

100

23,004

100

184

100

Unknown

59

<1

19

<1

37

<1

3

2

0-18

6,140

13

3,043

12

3,073

13

24

13

19-30

13,036

27

7,134

29

5,840

25

62

34

31-40

9,587

20

4,932

20

4,616

20

39

21

41-50

6,201

13

3,125

13

3,062

13

14

8

51-60

5,728

12

2,816

11

2,894

13

18

10

61-70

4,134

9

2,072

8

2,052

9

10

6

71-80

2,093

4

1,131

5

957

4

5

3

81+

1,358

3

876

4

473

2

9

5

*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

48,336

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

213

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

100

<1

Asian

1,008

2

Black/African American

24,279

50

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

99

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

10,850

23

White

11,784

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

3,104

7

Hispanic or Latinx

9,056

19

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

36,160

75

Refused During Interview

16

0

 

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

  • 278 total ICU inpatients
  • 37 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

1,115

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

846

76

Hispanic/Latinx

125

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

1,115

100

Female

499

45

Male

616

55

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,115

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

22

2

40-49

44

4

50-59

140

13

60-69

267

24

70-79

269

24

80+

368

33

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,115

100

1

109

10

2

52

5

3

56

5

4

164

15

5

202

18

6

120

11

7

175

16

8

212

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.