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Coronavirus Data for September 20, 2021

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for September 20, 2021 includes 149 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 59,712.

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

  • 42-year-old female

Tragically, 1,171 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

59,712*

100

31,221

100

28,259

100

232

100

Unknown

75

<1

23

<1

47

<1

5

3

0-18

9,150

15

4,588

14

4,519

15

43

16

19-30

16,450

28

9,147

29

7,229

26

74

33

31-40

11,944

20

6,123

20

5,773

21

48

20

41-50

7,315

13

3,678

12

3,614

13

23

11

51-60

6,473

11

3,191

11

3,266

12

16

8

61-70

4,574

8

2,305

8

2,260

8

9

5

71-80

2,275

4

1,236

4

1,033

4

6

3

81+

1,456

3

930

3

518

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

59,712

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

570

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

108

<1

Asian

1,237

2

Black/African American

31,013

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

118

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

12,010

20

White

14,654

25

Refused During Interview

2

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

5,385

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,742

17

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

44,571

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

  • 285 total ICU inpatients
  • 16 COVID-19 positive ICU patients

 

 

Race

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,171

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

898

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

1,171

100

Female

534

45

Male

637

55

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,171

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

25

2

40-49

51

4

50-59

153

13

60-69

284

24

70-79

279

24

80+

374

32

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,171

100

1

110

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

169

15

5

211

18

6

129

11

7

185

16

8

230

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.