Daily coronavirus cases continue to decline in Delaware


According to the Thursday  report from the Delaware Division of Public Health, Delaware continues to see fewer coronavirus cases.

The numbers 

  • One new death reported today – an individual from Sussex County who was in their 70s and also a resident of a long-term care facility. The death increased Delaware’s total number of Covid-related deaths to 1,629.
  • 168 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 105,572. 
  • 18.9 percent of people who tested positive in the 7-day rolling average, down three-tenths of a percent from the previous day.
  • 4.4 percent of total tests were positive in the 7-day rolling average, unchanged from the previous day.
  • 115 current hospitalizations, down 17 from the previous day, including
  • 17 individuals in critical condition.
  • 28 new hospital admissions (unchanged from the previous day).
  • 318,022 Delawareans fully vaccinated (up 4,087 from the previous day).
  • 785,535 total vaccine doses administered (up 7,658 from the previous day).

On Tuesday, Gov. John Carney announced that capacity restrictions will be lifted for restaurants and other indoor facilities while maintaining distancing requirements.

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 an interactive map from Big Local News that uses New York Times dashboard data by county on cases, fatalities, and vaccinations.