Groundhogs Day, Positive Cases Rise By 184 Resetting Daily Trend

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has announced 7 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.

128 more people were reported recovered bringing the total number of recovered to 1403. Hospitalization number fell by 15. 184 more positive cases and a total of 17,667 negative cases were reported.

Date 1-May
Daily New Cases 184
Positive Cases Cumulative 4918
Deceased 159
Recovered 1403
Hospitalized 281
Daily Critically Ill Unknown
Daily Reported Recoveries 128
Daily Deaths 7
Daily Hospitalized -15
New Castle County 1829
Kent County 773
Sussex County 2292
Unknown County 24
Negative Cases 17,667

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