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Coronavirus Data for October 7, 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for October 7, 2021 includes 168 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 62,266.

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

  • 81-year-old male

Tragically, 1,182 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 10-7-21

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

62,266*

100

32,543

100

29,462

100

261

100

Unknown

75

<1

23

<1

47

<1

5

3

0-18

9,970

15

4,966

14

4,950

15

54

16

19-30

17,122

28

9,525

29

7,517

26

80

33

31-40

12,426

20

6,392

20

5,980

21

54

20

41-50

7,558

13

3,802

12

3,731

13

25

11

51-60

6,659

11

3,277

11

3,363

12

19

8

61-70

4,663

8

2,347

8

2,306

8

10

5

71-80

2,315

4

1,262

4

1,047

4

6

3

81+

1,478

3

949

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.

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

62,266

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

286

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

113

<1

Asian

1,278

2

Black/African American

32,578

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

123

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

12,704

21

White

15,182

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

5,722

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,914

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

46,616

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

  • 305 total ICU inpatients
  • 14 COVID-19 positive ICU patients

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,182

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

909

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

1,182

100

Female

540

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

1,182

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

52

4

50-59

155

13

60-69

286

24

70-79

282

24

80+

376

32

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,182

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

172

15

5

213

18

6

129

11

7

187

16

8

233

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.