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Coronavirus Data for October 5, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for October 5, 2021 includes 115 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 61,978.

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

  • 73-year-old male 

Tragically, 1,180 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

61,978*

100

32,383

100

29,336

100

259

100

Unknown

75

<1

23

<1

47

<1

5

3

0-18

9,867

15

4,907

14

4,906

15

54

16

19-30

17,045

    28

9,483

29

7,482

26

80

33

31-40

12,385

20

6,366

20

5,965

21

54

20

41-50

7,530

13

3,787

12

3,719

13

24

11

51-60

6,638

11

3,264

11

3,356

12

18

8

61-70

4,649

8

2,344

8

2,295

8

10

5

71-80

2,313

4

1,262

4

1,045

4

6

3

81+

1,476

3

947

3

521

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

61,978

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

248

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

112

<1

Asian

1,273

2

Black/African American

32,435

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

122

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

12,669

21

White

15,117

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

5,661

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,896

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

46,407

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
  • 12 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

1,180

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

907

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

1,180

100

Female

539

45

Male

641

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,180

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

282

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

1,180

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

171

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.