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Coronavirus Data for February 18, 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021

(Washington, DC) The District’s reported data for Thursday, February 18, 2021 includes 160 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 39,461.

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

  •  70-year-old male

Tragically, 993 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 (data through February 17, 2021)

 

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

39,461*

100

20,397

100

18,929

100

135

100

Unknown

50

<1

18

<1

31

<1

1

1

0-18

4346

11

2155

11

2175

11

16

12

19-30

10,269

26

5630

28

4602

24

37

27

31-40

7887

20

3983

20

3873

20

31

23

41-50

5249

13

2626

13

2613

14

10

7

51-60

4896

12

2362

12

2518

13

16

12

61-70

3640

9

1820

9

1810

10

10

7

71-80

1876

5

1004

5

868

5

4

3

81+

1248

3

799

4

439

2

10

7

*Includes <5 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

39,461

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

270

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

81

<1

Asian

849

2

Black/African American

19,136

48

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

77

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8914

23

White

10,130

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2776

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8201

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

28,469

72

Refused During Interview

15

<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 56 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 289 total ICU inpatients
  • 48 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

993

100

Asian

13

1

Black/African American

741

75

Hispanic/Latinx

115

12

Non-Hispanic White

105

11

Other

19

2

 

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

Sex

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

993

100

Female

433

44

Male

560

56

 

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

993

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

20

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

120

12

60-69

228

23

70-79

245

25

80+

341

34

 

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

993

100

1

100

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

143

14

5

175

18

6

103

10

7

155

16

8

188

19

Experienced Homelessness

24

2

Unknown

1

<1

 

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 should take the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. An alcohol-based hand sanitizer can be used if soap and water are not available
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces 

If you leave home, practice social distancing and stay six feet apart from others. For more information on the District’s response, visit coronavirus.dc.gov.