mayormb

Executive Office of the Mayor

Help us get everyone in our community pre-registered for a vaccination appointment.
Go to vaccinate.dc.gov or call 1-855-363-0333 to pre-register and then help us spread the word. #DCHOPE
Read Mayor Bowser’s Presentation on DC’s COVID-19 Situational Update: April 5

Mayor
Menu Button

Coronavirus Data for February 23, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

(Washington, DC) – The District’s reported data for Tuesday, February 23, 2021 includes 99 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 39,943.

The District reported that three additional residents lost their lives due to COVID-19.

  • 67-year-old female
  • 73-year-old female
  • 79-year-old female

Tragically, 1001 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

39,943*

100

20,640

100

19,167

100

136

100

Unknown

52

<1

18

<1

33

<1

1

1

0-18

4419

11

2195

11

2208

12

16

12

19-30

10,410

26

5705

28

4668

24

37

27

31-40

7985

20

4032

20

3921

21

32

24

41-50

5297

13

2650

13

2638

14

9

7

51-60

4949

12

2391

12

2541

13

17

12

61-70

3677

9

1832

9

1835

10

10

7

71-80

1895

5

1014

5

877

5

4

3

81+

1259

3

803

4

446

2

10

7

*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

39,943

100

Race

 

 

Unknown

218

1

American Indian/Alaska Native

82

<1

Asian

864

2

Black/African American

19,440

49

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

78

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

8978

23

White

10,279

26

Refused During Interview

4

<1

Ethnicity

 

 

Unknown

2714

7

Hispanic or Latinx

8293

21

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

28,921

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

  • 304 total ICU inpatients
  • 57 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

1001

100

Asian

13

1

Black/African American

747

75

Hispanic/Latinx

117

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

1001

100

Female

438

44

Male

563

56

 

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

 

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1001

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

1

30-39

21

2

40-49

34

3

50-59

121

12

60-69

230

23

70-79

247

25

80+

343

34

 

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

 

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1001

100

1

100

10

2

51

5

3

53

5

4

145

14

5

177

18

6

103

10

7

156

16

8

190

19

Experienced Homelessness

25

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.