Trending: Delaware Covid-19 daily new case average hovers around 400


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.
For more data, including breakdowns by age, sex, race/ethnicity, at the statewide, county, and, in some cases, zip code or census tract level, click here. 
(A) Wednesday figure are based on information on Tuesday night)