(Updated) COVID-19 deaths of Delaware long-term care residents increase to 228

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The Delaware Division of Health reported 687 positive COVID-19 cases involving long-term care residents. A total of 228 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.

The locations and number of deaths related to long-term care facilities are:

  • Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center, Millsboro (11)
  • Brackenville Center, Genesis Healthcare, Hockessin (11)
  • Brandywine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wilmington (17)
  • Cadia Broadmeadow, Middletown (7)
  • Delaware Psychiatric Center, New Castle (3)
  • Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna (7)
  • Governor Bacon Health Center, Delaware City (1)
  • Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Lewes (16)
  • Harrison House Senior Living, Georgetown (25)
  • Hillside Center, Wilmington (3)
  • Little Sisters of the Poor, Newark (11)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Wilmington (11)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Pike Creek (6)
  • Methodist Country House, Wilmington (3)
  • Milford Center, Genesis Healthcare, Milford (31)
  • New Castle Health and Rehabilitation Center, New Castle (7)
  • Newark Manor Nursing Home, Newark (6)
  • Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation, Wilmington (15)
  • Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Health Center, Smyrna (16)
  • Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Hockessin (3)
  • Summit Assisted Living, Hockessin (3)
  • Sunrise Assisted Living, Wilmington (2)
  • Westminster Village, Dover (6)
  • Five other New Castle County long-term care facilities (1 death at each facility)
  • Two Sussex County long-term care facilities (1 death at the facility)

(Death information from the State Division of Health was updated and corrected)

Deaths linked to long-term care facilities account for more than 64 percent of total deaths from COVID-19 in Delaware. The death rate is one of the highest among the 50 states.

The state has ordered continuous testing of long-term care residents and staff. The president of AARP Delaware has called for increased transparency in reporting COVID-19 cases.

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