Covid dashboard: Hospitalizations rise; first teen death reported

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported five new deaths from coronavirus, as of Monday night. Among the dead was the first teenager.
Four other people who died others were in their  80s. One was a resident of a long-term care facility and all had pre-existing conditions.
The deaths increased Delaware’s total number of COVID-related deaths to 1,021.
The state reported 401 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 71,311.
The percentage of people testing positive in the seven-day rolling average was  23, down one-tenth of a percent from the previous day, with  and 9 percent of total tests were logged in as  positive in the rolling average, up five-tenths from the previous day.
The percentage of total tests measurement takes into account people who have been tested more than once.
Hospitalizations climbed again to 454, up 20 from the previous day. Fifty three people are in critical condition. There were  58 new hospital admissions, up seven  from the previous day.

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 for the MyHealthyCommunity portal.

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