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Covid-19 update: 10 new deaths as hospitalizations decline for 6th straight day

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Covid-19 update: 10 new deaths as hospitalizations decline for 6th straight day
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The Delaware Division of Public Health reported another 10 Covid-19 deaths in its Thursday summary.
 
Hospitalizations declined for the sixth straight day, and new daily cases fell from post-holiday highs. Many areas in the U.S. are seeing similar declines.
 
Of the ten who died, seven were from  New Castle County, and three were from Sussex County. They ranged in age from their 40s to their 80s. One individual did not have underlying health conditions, and six were not vaccinated.
 
The deaths increased Delaware’s total number of Covid-related fatalities to 2,450. 
 
The other number
 
• 1,634 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 233,843. 
• 27.6% of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, down four-tenths of a percent from the previous day.
• 621 current hospitalizations, down 46 from the previous day,  including 68 in critical condition.
• 23 new hospital admissions, down eight from the previous day.
• 8,402 tests were performed daily in the seven-day average down 368 from the previous day.
• 638,671 people fully vaccinated, up 4,603 from the previous day, according to the CDC Vaccine Tracker.
• 1,647,148 total vaccine doses, up 8,694 from the previous day, according to the CDC Vaccine Tracker.
 
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.  
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