UD reports 105 cases
Delaware continues to report an average of 400 daily cases of Covid-19, with three deaths reported on Wednesday.
Separately, the University of Delaware reported 105 positive tests for the virus, despite a 90% vaccination rate among students. The UD figures will be added into the state figures.
The Wednesday numbers (A)
- 3 new deaths – two residents of Sussex County and one from New Castle County. Ages ranged from the 70s to the 90s. One was a resident of a long-term care facility. Two individuals were fully vaccinated, and one was not. Their deaths increased Delaware’s total number of Covid-related deaths to 1,894.
- 244 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 122,956. The number of cases is typically low on Tuesdays. The seven-day average for new cases remained at 400.
- 400 new cases a day based on a seven-day average.
- 7.9% of total tests were positive in the 7-day rolling average (down three-tenths of a percent from the previous day).
- 230 current hospitalizations, down 20 from the previous day, including 43 individuals in critical condition. The number of people in critical condition, while small, has been rising during the summer.
- 13 new hospital admissions, up 2 from the previous day).
- 503,750 Delawareans fully vaccinated (up 764 from the previous day).
- 1,130,012 total vaccine doses were administered, up from 1,436 from the previous day.
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(A) Wednesday figure are based on information on Tuesday night)