DPH announces additional death, cases, and recoveries

SMYRNA, Del. – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announces an additional death in the state related to COVID-19.

In total, 16 Delawareans have passed due to complications from the coronavirus. The most recent death involves a man in his late 60’s from Sussex County who had underlying health conditions.

Here are the latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics:

  • 928 total laboratory-confirmed cases
  • New Castle County cases: 571
  • Kent County cases: 147
  • Sussex County cases: 210
  • Males: 415; Females: 497; Unknown: 16
  • Age range: 1 to 97
  • Currently hospitalized: 147; Critically ill: 52
  • Delawareans recovered: 144
  • 7,628 negative cases

DPH says they’ll report the number of individuals hospitalized and those in critical condition in state hospitals including both Delaware and non-Delaware residents.


Categories: Coronavirus, Delaware