Coronavirus dashboard: Death toll stays at 435 as test figure nears 97,000

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The interactive dashboard below is provided courtesy of the Delaware Division of Health.

The dashboard breaks down information by county and zip code on total cases and the number of people testing positive for coronavirus.The dashboard is updated daily. Figures are current as of 6 p.m. on the previous day.

For more detailed information, scroll down to the bottom of the page.

General trends

  • New Castle County surpassed Sussex County in the number of COVID-19 cases. Sussex had earlier seen an outbreak of the virus.
  • The percentage of Delaware population tested is nearing the 10 percent mark.
  • Delaware ranks seventh in the nation in the number of coronavirus cases per 100,000 population. (Source Statistica)

The state moved into the red zone after being in the green category last week on the COVID Exit Strategy dashboard, due to an increase in the number of positive cases. While the upturn is modest, it shows the curve has not flattened over the past 14 days.

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The percentage of people testing positive has dropped.

Update, June 22, 2020

The number of deaths from coronavirus remained at 435 as the number of hospitalizations approached the 90 mark after dropping into the 70s earlier in the month. The number of critically ill patients is 17.

The number of people in the hospital from the virus rose into the 330 neighborhood in April.

Division of Public Health (DPH) announced 45 additional positive cases of coronavirus. The state has seen a modest increase in the number of cases in the past couple of weeks as testing is stepped up.

Daily figures on cases vary, due to the varied lead times on results being returned to the state from labs.

Update, June 21, 2020

The number of people tested for coronavirus rose to the 95,000 mark in Delaware or nearly nine and a half percent of the population of the state.

The number of new daily cases rose by 94. Late last week, it was reported that at least three new cases were tied to graduation week and a large group staying in a beach home. (See earlier story).

The number of new cases marks and increase of the 50 to 70 cases seen in the last week or so.

The number of deaths rose by one from Saturday to 435.

The percentage of people coming up positive in tests has dropped below 13 percent.

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.

The most recent death announced today involved an 85-year-old male long-term care resident of Sussex County who had underlying health conditions.

The number of people hospitalized has remained around 80 after increasing to as many as 330 in April.The number of those patients who are critically ill has fallen to 15 from 19 on Saturday.

Update, June 20, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported 70 additional cases and one fatality related to COVID-19 in its Saturday reported.
In total, 434 Delawareans have died due to complications from COVID-19.
The most recent death announced today involved a 66-year-old male New Castle County resident who had no known underlying health conditions.
The number of patients who are critically ill numbers 19.
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