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District of Columbia Executive Office of the Mayor

10/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/22/2021 22:02

Coronavirus Data for October 21, 2021

(Washington, DC) - The District's reported data for October 21, 2021 includes 114 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 63,588.

The District reported no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Tragically, 1,186 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.

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

63,588*

100

33,260

100

30,053

100

275

100

Unknown

140

<1

54

<1

79

<1

7

3

0-18

10,344

15

5,147

14

5,137

15

60

22

19-30

17,470

28

9,744

29

7,644

26

82

30

31-40

12,668

20

6,529

20

6,085

21

54

20

41-50

7,688

13

3,864

12

3,797

13

27

10

51-60

6,733

11

3,315

11

3,399

12

19

7

61-70

4,721

8

2,380

8

2,330

8

11

4

71-80

2,332

4

1,270

4

1,056

4

6

3

81+

1,492

3

957

3

526

2

9

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.

Below is the District's aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by neighborhood of residence.

Below is the District's aggregated total of positive COVID-19 cases, sorted by race.

Total Positive Cases

Percent

All

63,588

100

Race

Unknown

266

<1

American Indian/Alaska Native

109

<1

Asian

1,306

2

Black/African American

33,264

52

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

127

<1

Other/Multi-Racial

13,052

21

White

15,461

25

Refused During Interview

3

<1

Ethnicity

Unknown

6,171

9

Hispanic or Latinx

9,969

16

NOT Hispanic or Latinx

47,434

75

Refused During Interview

14

<1

Below is the District's Hospital Census and hospital bed availability at District hospitals.

Below is the ventilator use and availability at District hospitals.

The District currently has 55 intensive care unit (ICU) beds available in hospitals out of 345 total ICU beds.

  • 290 total ICU inpatients
  • 15 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

1,186

100

Asian

14

1

Black/African American

913

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

1,186

100

Female

543

45

Male

643

55

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

Age

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,186

100

<19

0

0

20-29

5

0

30-39

26

2

40-49

53

4

50-59

156

13

60-69

287

24

70-79

282

24

80+

377

32

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

Ward

Total Lives Lost

Percent

All

1,186

100

1

111

10

2

52

5

3

58

5

4

172

15

5

215

18

6

129

11

7

187

16

8

235

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.