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Coronavirus Data for October 4, 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data October 4, 2021 includes 72 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 61,863.
 
The District reported that one additional resident lost her life due to COVID-19.  

  • 32-year-old female

Tragically, 1,179 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

61,863*

100

32,332

100

29,272

100

259

100

Unknown

75

<1

23

<1

47

<1

5

3

0-18

9,838

15

4,898

14

4,886

15

54

16

19-30

17,015

28

9,470

29

7,465

26

80

33

31-40

12,360

20

6,351

20

5,955

21

54

20

41-50

7,511

13

3,776

12

3,711

13

24

11

51-60

6,632

11

3,264

11

3,350

12

18

8

61-70

4,646

8

2,343

8

2,293

8

10

5

71-80

2,313

4

1,262

4

1,045

4

6

3

81+

1,473

3

945

3

520

2

8

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

61,863

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

429

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

112

<1

Asian

1,269

2

Black/African American

32,289

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

122

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

12,570

21

White

15,070

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

5,747

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,887

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

46,215

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

  • 288 total ICU inpatients
  • 16 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

1,179

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

906

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

1,179

100

Female

539

45

Male

640

55

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,179

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

52

4

50-59

154

13

60-69

286

24

70-79

281

24

80+

375

32

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,179

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

170

15

5

213

18

6

129

11

7

187

16

8

232

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.