Delaware hospitalizations remained steady in the Tuesday report from the Delaware Division of Public health.
Hospitalizations, as of Monday night, totaled 427, down one from a day earlier. During the low-point of the pandemic, hospital stays at fallen into the high 20s. Hospitalizations have been rising from fall into winter as more people spend time indoors and get-togethers are held.
The New York Times coronavirus dashboard reported Delaware ranked seventh in the number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population. The dashboard did note that cases numbers were showing a downward trend, but remain high.
A total of 60 individuals in critical condition, unchanged from a day earlier.
The hospitalization figure is well above the spring pandemic peak of more than 330 and came after Halloween and Thanksgiving get-togethers. Cases arising from late December holiday gatherings are not expected to show up until January.
The number of people who have died from coronavirus complications remained unchanged from the previous day at 898.