State Reports 80 New Positive COVID Cases, Deaths Rise To 182

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has announced 5 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.

76 more people were reported recovered bringing the total number of recovered to 1716. Hospitalization numbers fell by 3. 80 more positive cases and a total of 18,822 negative cases were reported.

Date 3-May
Daily New Cases 80
Positive Cases Cumulative 5288
Deceased 182
Recovered 1716
Hospitalized 281
Daily Critically Ill Unknown
Daily Reported Recoveries 76
Daily Deaths 5
Daily Hospitalized -3
New Castle County 1934
Kent County 833
Sussex County 2497
Unknown County 24
Negative Cases 18,822

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