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Coronavirus Data for October 20, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for October 20, 2021 includes 74 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 63,474.  

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

  • 64-year-old male 

Tragically, 1,186 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

63,474*

100

33,198

100

30,002

100

274

100

Unknown

145

<1

57

<1

81

<1

7

3

0-18

10,305

15

5,130

14

5,115

15

60

22

19-30

17,437

    28

9,723

29

7,633

26

81

30

31-40

12,649

20

6,520

20

6,075

21

54

20

41-50

7,676

13

3,857

12

3,792

13

27

10

51-60

6,724

11

3,309

11

3,396

12

19

7

61-70

4,717

8

2,376

8

2,330

8

11

4

71-80

2,330

4

1,269

4

1,055

4

6

3

81+

1,491

3

957

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.

 

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

63,474

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

236

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

109

<1

Asian

1,304

2

Black/African American

33,245

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

127

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

13,002

21

White

15,449

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

6,101

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,962

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

47,397

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

  • 297 total ICU inpatients
  • 8 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

1,186

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

913

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

1,186

100

Female

543

45

Male

643

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,186

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

53

4

50-59

156

13

60-69

287

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

1,186

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

172

15

5

215

18

6

129

11

7

187

16

8

235

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.