State Reports Forty-Five New Covid-19 Cases, No New Deaths

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing 45 additional positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 21, 2020. No additional COVID-19 related deaths were reported Sunday.

In total, 435 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from COVID-19 ranged in age from 21 to 104 years old. Of those who have died, 231 were females and 204 were males. A total of 197 individuals were from New Castle County, 84 were from Kent County, and 154 were from Sussex County.

To protect personal health information, DPH will not confirm specific information about any individual case, even if other persons or entities disclose it independently.

The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics* cumulatively since March 11, provided as of 6 p.m., Sunday, June 21, include:

10,820 total positive cases
New Castle County cases: 4,682
Kent County cases: 1,620
Sussex County cases: 4,501
Unknown County: 17
Females: 5,992; Males: 4,808; Unknown: 20
Age range: 0 to 104
Currently hospitalized: 89; Critically ill:17 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.)
Delawareans recovered: 6,459
85,903 negative cases**
*Data are provisional and subject to change.

**Data on negative cases are preliminary, based on negative results reported to DPH by state and commercial laboratories performing analysis.

Delaware is considering patients fully recovered seven days after the resolution of their symptoms. Three days after symptoms resolve, patients are no longer required to self-isolate at home; however, they must continue to practice strict social distancing for the remaining four days before returning to their normal daily routine.

Additional demographic data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, including race/ethnicity, more age-specific data and rates information by ZIP code, can be found on the Division of Public Health’s My Healthy Community data portal.

Source: SOD

 

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