Five out of the 10 reported COVID-19 fatalities April 21 were from Sussex County.
Among the Sussex County fatalities were two woman who were hospitalized – a 32-year-old and a long-term care resident, 71. Three women in long-term care facilities also died, ages 78, 92 and 103.
In total, 82 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from COVID-19 ranged in age from 32 to 103.
The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics cumulatively since March 11, provided as of 6 p.m., Monday, April 20, include:
- 2,931 total laboratory-confirmed cases
- New Castle County cases: 1,303
- Kent County cases: 459
- Sussex County cases: 1,139
- Unknown County: 30
- Males: 1,322; Females: 1,600; Unknown: 9
- Age range: 0 to 103
- Currently hospitalized: 263; Critically ill: 71 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.)
- Delawareans recovered: 565
- 12,935 negative cases
As of 6 p.m. April 20, there have been 218 positive COVID-19 cases involving residents of long-term care facilities in Delaware. Forty-eight residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.
The facilities include Milford Center, Genesis Healthcare with 18 fatalities, and Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center with two. Brandywine Living at Seaside Pointe sent a letter to residents about one death at its facility, and Harbor Healthcare said a resident there tested positive in a letter shared with the Cape Gazette.