Covid-19 cases show signs of decline

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A decline in average daily Covid-19 cases continued on Wednesday with state officials hoping it could mark the start of a long-running decline.

The state is seeing a steadily growing totally vaccinated Delawareans.

Of those who died, were from Kent County, one from Sussex County, and one from New Castle County. They ranged in age from their 50s to their 80s and three were residents of a long-term care facility. Their deaths increased Delaware’s total number of Covid-related deaths 1,622.

The other numbers
• 214 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 103,844.
• 21.5 percent of people tested positive in the seven-day rolling average, down three-tenths of a percent from the previous day. 5.4 percent of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, unchanged from the previous day).
• 149 current hospitalizations (down three from the previous day), including 19 individuals in critical condition.
• 29 new hospital admissions, up 3 from the previous day).
• 743 people who tested negative, bringing the total to 589,581.
• 281,013 Delawareans are fully vaccinated (up 4,929 from the previous day).
• 725,190 total vaccine doses were administered (up 8,726 from the previous day).

Click here for more Delaware 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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