Hospitalizations at 196, critical patients at 36 in latest COVID-19 numbers

May 27, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health is announcing nine additional fatalities related to COVID-19 . All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.

The most recent deaths announced today ranged in age from 52 to 99, three women and three men.  Five were New Castle County residents, and four were Sussex County residents. All nine individuals had underlying health conditions and five were residents of long-term care facilities.

In total, 344 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19, ranging from 21 to 103 years old. Of them, 176 were women; 168 were men. A total of 155 individuals were from New Castle County, 61 were from Kent County, and 128 were from Sussex County.

The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics cumulatively since March 11, provided as of 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, include:

  • 9,096 total positive cases
  • New Castle County cases: 3,528
  • Kent County cases: 1,374
  • Sussex County cases: 4,140
  • Unknown County: 54
  • Females: 5,001; Males: 4,066; Unknown: 29
  • Age range: 0 to 103
  • Currently hospitalized: 196; Critically ill: 36 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.)
  • Delawareans recovered: 4,909
  • 46,325 negative cases   

Additional demographic data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, including race/ethnicity, more age-specific data and rates information by ZIP code, can be found on the Division of Public Health’s My Healthy Community data portal.

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