Covid update: No new deaths and 391 new cases

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The Sunday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health reported 391 new coronavirus cases. New Covid-19 cases have risen from the 200 figure earlier in the spring.

The numbers:

  • No new deaths reported today, keeping Delaware’s total number of COVID-related deaths at 1,602.
  • 391 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 101,158 or about one in ten Delawareans.
  • 26.7 percent of people who tested positive in the seven-day rolling average (up one-tenth of a percent from the previous day.
  • 6.2 percent of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average (down two-tenths of a percent from the previous day. That is well above the World Health Organization standard of five percent.
  • 159 current hospitalizations, up 16 from the previous day, including 22 individuals in critical condition.
  • 26 new hospital admissions (down one from the previous day).
  • 635,825 total vaccine doses administered (up 8,221 from the previous day).

Below is an interactive map, accessible via laptop computer, from Google and media partners that shows Delaware well above the national average in the number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 residents. Also available are maps on vaccinations and fatalities.

Laptop or desktop computer users can click on the map to access county-by-county case rates.

New Castle and Kent counties are now in the dark red zone of 500 or more cases per 100,000 population. Sussex County, which struggled with Covid-19 a year ago, now has fewer cases than the state’s two other counties.

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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