New Positive COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Continue To Decline, Eight More Succumb

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has announced eight 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.

102 more people were reported recovered bringing the total number of recovered to 1275. Hospitalization number fell by 30. 79 more positive cases and a total of 17,086 negative cases were reported.

Date 43951
Daily New Cases 79
Positive Cases Cumulative 4734
Deceased 152
Recovered 1275
Hospitalized 296
Daily Critically Ill unknown
Daily Reported Recoveries 102
Daily Deaths 8
Daily Hospitalized -30
New Castle County 1734
Kent County 759
Sussex County 2216
Unknown County 25
Negative Cases 17,086


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