State announces 192 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

July 3, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health has announced 192 additional positive cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths.

While the total cumulative number of positive cases has increased by 192 between yesterday and today, 159 new positive cases were reported to DPH on July 2. The remaining 33 positive cases are from test results reported on prior days, but processed by DPH on July 2. 

A total of 512 Delawareans have died due to complications from COVID-19. They ranged in age from 21 to 104 years old. Of those who have died, 271 were females and 241 were males. A total of 245 individuals were from New Castle County, 92 were from Kent County and 175 were from Sussex County.

The most recent deaths announced ranged in age from 66 to 80. One individual was female, and one was male. Both individuals were long-term care residents of Kent County who had underlying health conditions.

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

• 11,923 total positive cases

• New Castle County cases: 5,277

• Kent County cases: 1,730

• Sussex County cases: 4,847

• Unknown county: 69

• Females: 6,570; Males: 5,334; Unknown: 19

• Age range: 0 to 104

• Currently hospitalized: 57; Critically ill: 13 

• Delawareans recovered: 6,692

• 106,420 negative cases

Long-term care statistics 

Information related to positive cases and deaths among residents at long-term care facilities will be updated weekly each Friday, using information reported as of 6 p.m. Thursday. There have been a total of 1,154 positive COVID-19 cases cumulatively involving long-term care residents, and 334 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19. The total number of cases among long-term care residents has decreased since last week as a result of removing duplicate records from the data surveillance system. 

The locations and number of deaths involving residents of long-term care facilities are: 

  • Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center, Millsboro (17)
  • Brackenville Center, Genesis Healthcare, Hockessin (17)
  • Brandywine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wilmington (31)    
  • Brandywine Living at Seaside Pointe, Rehoboth (2)  
  • Cadia Healthcare Broadmeadow, Middletown (10)    
  • Cadia Healthcare Capitol, Dover (6)
  • Cadia Healthcare Renaissance, Millsboro (4) 
  • Cadia Healthcare North Wilmington/Silverside, Wilmington (3)
  • Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna (9)  
  • Governor Bacon Health Center, Delaware City (1)  
  • HarborChase of Wilmington, Wilmington (4)
  • Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Lewes (19)    
  • Harrison House Senior Living, Georgetown (39)
  • Hillside Center, Wilmington (3)    
  • Little Sisters of the Poor, Newark (11)    
  • ManorCare Health Services, Wilmington (13)
  • ManorCare Health Services, Pike Creek (16)
  • Methodist Country House, Wilmington (3)      
  • Milford Center, Genesis Healthcare, Milford (34)
  • Millcroft, Newark (2)
  • New Castle Health and Rehabilitation Center, New Castle (9)    
  • Newark Manor Nursing Home, Newark (11)
  • Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation, Wilmington (24)
  • Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Health Center, Smyrna (24)
  • Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Hockessin (4)  
  • Summit Assisted Living, Hockessin (3)  
  • Sunrise Assisted Living, Wilmington (2)   
  • Westminster Village, Dover (7)  
  • Six other New Castle County long-term care facilities (1 death at each facility) 

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.

Information about testing events, including community testing sites and free-standing sites operated by the healthcare systems and hospitals, will be listed on the testing section of the Delaware coronavirus website at:


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