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Coronavirus Data for November 17, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for November 17, 2021 includes 96 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 65,889.  

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

  • 82-year-old male

Tragically, 1,196 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

65,793*

100

34,446

100

31,115

100

328

100

Unknown

129

<1

51

<1

72

<1

6

3

0-18

11,004

17

5,490

14

5,431

15

83

22

19-30

18,190

    28

10,140

29

7,953

26

97

30

31-40

13,061

20

6,744

20

6,252

21

65

20

41-50

7,928

13

3,968

12

3,931

13

29

10

51-60

6,890

11

3,377

11

3,494

12

19

7

61-70

4,807

8

2,419

8

2,376

8

12

4

71-80

2,372

4

1,291

4

1,074

4

7

3

81+

1,508

3

966

3

532

2

10

4

*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.

 

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

65,793

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

227

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

113

<1

Asian

1,366

2

Black/African American

34,241

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

134

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

13,644

21

White

16,052

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

6,720

9

Hispanic or Latinx

10,151

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

49,004

75

Refused During Interview

14

<1

 

Below is the District’s Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

 

Hospital Census and Bed Availability

 

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

 

Adult Ventilator Use

 

The District currently has 57 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 288 total ICU inpatients
  • 11 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

1,196

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

921

76

Hispanic/Latinx

126

11

Non-Hispanic White

112

10

Other

23

2

 

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

 

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,196

100

Female

548

45

Male

648

55

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,196

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

53

4

50-59

156

13

60-69

292

24

70-79

283

24

80+

381

32

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,196

100

1

112

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

175

15

5

218

18

6

129

11

7

188

16

8

237

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

3

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 are encouraged to get vaccinated at one of our free walk-up vaccination sites located throughout the District. For more information, please visit vaccines.gov.