Covid-19 update: No new deaths as daily cases remain below 250

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Daily coronavirus cases remained below 300 and no new deaths were reported in the Wednesday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health.

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  • Delaware’s total number of COVID-related deaths at 1,567.
  • 235 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 97,042.
  • 22.7 percent of people who tested positive in the seven-day rolling average, up two-tenths of a percent from the previous day.
  • 5.4 percent of total tests were positive in the 7-day rolling average, down one-tenth of a percent from the previous day. Five percent is considered an acceptable level by the World Health Organization. The total tests metric takes into account people who have taken more than one test.
  • 142 current hospitalizations, up two from the previous day, including 20 individuals in critical condition.
  • 32 new hospital admissions (down one from the previous day).
  • 520,342 total vaccine doses administered (up 8,576 from the previous day).
Click here for more data, including breakdowns by age, sex, race/ethnicity, at the statewide, county, and, in some cases, ZIP code or census tract level:

Below is a map of Covid-19 cases in the past 14 days that shows Delaware firmly in the red zone with high growth of new cases. Laptop users can enlarge the map and tap on individual counties to see case data.

Below is an interactive map that shows Delaware well above the national average in the number of new cases per 100,000 population.

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