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State Reports 120 New Positive COVID Cases, Deaths Rise To 168

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has announced 9 additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and has provided an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals.  All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.

143 more people were reported recovered bringing the total number of recovered to 1546. Hospitalization numbers grew by 19. 120 more positive cases and a total of 18,074 negative cases were reported.

Date 2-May
Daily New Cases 120
Positive Cases Cumulative 5038
Deceased 168
Recovered 1546
Hospitalized 300
Daily Critically Ill Unknown
Daily Reported Recoveries 143
Daily Deaths 9
Daily Hospitalized 19
New Castle County 1829
Kent County 773
Sussex County 2292
Unknown County 24
Negative Cases 18,074

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