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Covid-19 update: Hospitalizations drop below 540

Covid-19 update: Hospitalizations drop below 540
Covid-19 hospitalizations and new cases continued to decline, according to the Monday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health.
Hospital stays dropped to 534, down 26 from the previous day and more than 700 at the peak of the winter 2021-2022 surge, driven by the fast-spreading Omicron variant.
The other numbers
  • No new deaths were reported, keeping Delaware’s total number of Covid-related deaths at 2,480. Also, current hospitalizations fell below 540.
  • 1,174 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 241,367.
  • 25.1% of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, down six-tenths of a percent from the previous day. During the recent surge, the percentage of positive tests had been as high as 32%.
  • 59 individuals in critical condition.
  • 17 new hospital admissions, down seven from the previous day.
  • 7,614 tests were performed daily in the seven-day average, down 273 from the previous day.
  • 640,922 people are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC vaccine Tracker.
  • 1,658,680 total vaccine doses (the total has not yet been updated today on 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.