Covid dashboard update: No new deaths, 372 new cases

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The Delaware Division of Public Health reported no new Covid-19 deaths in its Sunday report as the number of positive tests continued to rise.

As of Saturday night Delaware’s total number of Covid-related deaths stood at 1,544.

blankThe number of new daily cases rose to 372 from 366 a day earlier. The average number of cases remains well below the peak period but is rising after falling below 200 in mid-March The northern half of Delaware is seeing an elevated level of cases.

Other numbers
• 21.4 percent of people who tested positive in the seven-day rolling average (up six-tenths of a percent from the previous day), with and 4.3 percent of total tests positive in the seven-day rolling average (down two-tenths of a percent from the previous day). The percent of positive tests takes into account those who have been tested more than once.
• 128 current hospitalizations (down 1 from the previous day), including 13 individuals in critical condition.
• 31 new hospital admissions, up 10 from the previous day.
• 433,516 vaccine doses administered (up 8,541 from the previous day).
The CovidActNow dashboard ranks Delaware as “very high risk” for growth in new cases. Pennsylvania and New Jersey are also in the same category. Maryland is in the high category.
A day earlier, Delaware was listed as “high.” The dashboard has no states in the “extreme risk category.

Below is an interactive map courtesy of the Delaware Division of Public Health. Laptop computer users can tap on the zip code area to see case information.

Click here for additional data, including breakdowns by age, sex, race/ethnicity, at the statewide, county, and, in some cases, ZIP code or census tract level.

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