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State sees 5th straight day of decline in hospitalizations

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State sees 5th straight day of decline in hospitalizations
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Delaware saw its fifth straight day of declining Covid-19 hospitalizations,  the Delaware Division of Public Health reported. New cases fell below 1,200.
 
The numbers indicate that Delaware may have seen a plateau in hospitalizations and new cases seen elsewhere on the East Coast.
 
As of Monday night,  the total number of Covid-related deaths remained unchanged at  2,424. 
 
The other numbers
 
• 1,147 new positive cases, bringing the overall total to 230,876. The cumulative breakdown by county: New Castle, 132,118 cases; Kent, 43,674; Sussex, 54,224; county not yet known, 860.
• 28.8% of total tests were positive in the seven-day rolling average, down eight-tenths of a percent from the previous day.
• 683 current hospitalizations, down 22 from the previous day,  including 71 individuals in critical condition.
• 32 new hospital admissions, up 12 from the previous day.
• 8,918 tests performed daily in the seven-day average, up 15 from the previous day).
• 634,068 people fully vaccinated, up 72 from the previous day, according to the CDC Vaccine Tracker.
• 1,638,454 total vaccine doses, up 79 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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