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Covid-related hospitalizations decline for fourth straight day

Delaware saw a fourth straight day of declines in hospitalizations, according to the Monday summary from the Delaware Division of Public Health.
The 705 figure as of Sunday night remains well above the 474 hospitalization peak reported nearly a year ago.
Last week, Gov. John Carney brought back a mandate ordering masks in nearly all public places in response to the rising number of hospitalizations and positive cases.
Other numbers
  • No new  deaths reported, keeping the total number of Covid-related fatalities at 2,424.
  • 2,093 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 229,759. The cumulative breakdown by county: New Castle, 131,345 cases; Kent, 43,544; Sussex, 54,011; county not yet known, 859.
  • 29.6% of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, down eight-tenths of a percent from the previous day).
  • 705 current hospitalizations, down six from the previous day,  including 77 individuals in critical condition.
  • 20 new hospital admissions (down five from the previous day).
  • 8,903 tests performed daily in the seven-day average, down 334 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: https://myhealthycommunity.dhss.delaware.gov/locations/state