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Coronavirus Data for October 15-17, 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for October 15-17, 2021 includes 329 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 63,305.

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

  • 48-year-old female

Tragically, 1,184 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.

ReOpen Metrics

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

63,305*

100

33,106

100

29,926

100

273

100

Unknown

78

<1

24

<1

48

<1

6

3

0-18

10,293

15

5,124

14

5,109

15

60

16

19-30

17,396

28

9,695

29

7,620

26

81

33

31-40

12,628

20

6,509

20

6,065

21

54

20

41-50

7,665

13

3,853

12

3,785

13

27

11

51-60

6,717

11

3,305

11

3,393

12

19

8

61-70

4,713

8

2,373

8

2,329

8

11

5

71-80

2,325

4

1,267

4

1,052

4

6

3

81+

1,490

3

956

3

525

2

9

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.

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

63,305

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

309

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

109

<1

Asian

1,300

2

Black/African American

33,119

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

127

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

12,943

21

White

15,396

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

6,120

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,941

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

47,230

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

  • 287 total ICU inpatients
  • 12 COVID-19 positive ICU patients

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,184

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

911

76

Hispanic/Latinx

126

11

Non-Hispanic White

112

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

1,184

100

Female

542

45

Male

642

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,184

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

53

4

50-59

155

13

60-69

286

24

70-79

282

24

80+

377

32

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,184

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

172

15

5

214

18

6

129

11

7

187

16

8

234

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.