Delaware’s COVID-19 positive cases top 2,000

April 15, 2020

Delaware’s positive COVID-19 cases topped 2,000 as a Sussex County woman in long-term care is among three reported dead April 15.

In total, 46 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from COVID-19 ranged in age from 33  to 96 years  old. More than half, 28, were in long-term care facilities.

The Sussex County woman and two people hospitalized - a Kent County woman, 53, and a New Castle County man, 46 - all had underlying conditions, officials said. 

The  latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics, cumulatively  since March 11, include:

  • 2,014 total laboratory-confirmed cases 
  • New Castle County cases: 974 
  • Kent County cases: 345 
  • Sussex County cases: 678 
  • Unknown County: 17 
  • Males: 910; Females: 1,102; Unknown: 2 
  • Age range: 1 to 97 
  • Currently hospitalized: 208; Critically ill: 48 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.) 
  • Delawareans recovered: 354 
  • 11,088 negative cases 

There have been 93 positive COVID-19 cases involving residents of long-term care facilities in Delaware. These include seven residents at Milford Center, Genesis Healthcare; five at Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center, Millsboro; and one at an unnamed Sussex County long-term care facility. 



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