Deaths from complications from coronavirus rose by one to 604 as of Tuesday night.
The latest to die from Covid-19 was a New Castle County man in his 50s with underlying health conditions.
On Monday, a duplicate death record was identified and removed from the Division of Public Health’s statistics. As a result, the total number of COVID-19-related deaths decreased by one from the day prior, bringing the total to 603.
Highlights from Tuesday
• 71 new positive cases bringing the total to 16,962.
• 50 current hospitalizations (up 10 from the previous day)
Figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed the state with 4.3 percent rate of positive cases to tests over a 14-day rolling average during the weekend.
Additional demographic data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, including race/ethnicity, more age-specific data and rates information by ZIP code, and information on Delaware’s contact tracing efforts can be found on the Division of Public Health’s My Healthy Community data portal atde.gov/healthycommunity.
Also available is the Division of Public Health’s dashboard below.