Covid dashboard: 12 coronavirus deaths reported as hospitalizations rise to 407

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Delaware reported 12 new coronavirus-related deaths as of Wednesday night.The three-day death toll is now 29.
Eight of the deaths came from a Vital Statistics review of November records.
Of the 12 individuals who died, seven were from New Castle County, four were from Sussex County, and one was from Kent County. They ranged in age from their 50s to 100-plus, and all had underlying health conditions.
Six individuals were residents of long-term care facilities.
As of Tuesday night, 820 new positive cases had been reported. Bringing the overall total to 48,768.
The county’s breakdown: New Castle, 28,075 cases; Kent, 7,599 cases; Sussex, 12,976; county not yet determined, 118.
Of those tested, 22.3 percent were tested positive in the seven-day rolling average, up two-tenths of a percent from the previous day, with 9.4 percent of total tests positive under the seven-day rolling average, unchanged from the previous day.
Hospitalizations climbed to 407, up to seven from the previous day, surpassing the previous high total of 400 a day earlier.
Fifty-eight individuals remain in critical condition, below the peak in the 70 range in the spring of this year.
The state saw 48 new hospital admissions, down one from the previous day.

Below is an interactive dashboard of Covid-19 cases in the state from the Division of Public Health. For more data, including breakdowns by age, sex, race/ethnicity, at the statewide, county, and, in some cases, ZIP code or census tract level, click here.

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