Covid-19 cases continue to decline as vaccination figure nears 50%

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The number of daily Covid-19 cases in Delaware remains on the downswing, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported on Monday.

The decline comes as the percentage of residents getting at least one dose of vaccine nears 50%.

The numbers as of Sunday night

  • 5 deaths, all from a review of Vital Statistics records from April and March. Two of those who died were from New Castle County, with two from Sussex County and 1 from Kent County.  Those who died ranged in age from their 50s-80s, and two were residents of long-term care facilities. Delaware’s total number of COVID-related deaths totals 1,641.
  • 104 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 106,252. The cumulative breakdown by county: New Castle, 62,805 cases; Kent, 17,712 cases; Sussex, 25,515; county not yet known, 220.
  • 17.2% of people who tested positive in the seven-day rolling average, unchanged from the previous day.
  • 3.9% of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, down two-tenths of a percent from the previous day.
  • 101 current hospitalizations (up six from the previous day), including 12 individuals in critical condition.
  • 15 new hospital admissions, down seven from the previous day.
  • 334,025 Delawareans fully vaccinated, up 3,307 from the previous day.
  • 812,319 total vaccine doses were administered (up 5,846 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: https://myhealthycommunity.dhss.delaware.gov/locations/state
 
Check out the map below from Google and its media partners that lists cases, vaccinations, and fatalities from Google and media partners. Clicking on the map will also lead to a link to figures by county throughout the nation.

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