Covid-19 update: Rate of positive cases falls to 4.5 percent


The rate of coronavirus cases to tests fell to 4.5 percent in Thursday’s report from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The rate had risen as high as 4.7 in previous days.

A total of 67 new cases were reported, with the number of people in the hospital down slightly to 45.

The number of people in critical condition rose to 15, after being as low as four.

The number of deaths remained unchanged.

Wednesday report

Figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed the rate of positive cases to tests holding steady at 4.7 percent.

A total of 59 cases of coronavirus cases were reported, with the number of deaths remaining unchanged at 587.

The number hospitalized stood at 47, with only four people in critical condition.

The Tuesday coronavirus figures indicated that the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus rose to 4.7 percent. That was up from 4.6 percent on Monday.

Gov. John Carney announced at a weekly press briefing on Tuesday that Delaware was off the quarantine list issued by New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Carney said the state remains on the bubble and could return to the list based on the metrics of the three states.

The states have ordered travelers going to and from Delaware to go into quarantine for two weeks.

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