Delaware Division of Public Health announced six new fatalities related to COVID-19 May 24, and has given an update on deaths in long-term care facilities.
The data show 205 people are hospitalized, well off the peak hospitalizations so far of 337 on April 27. The most recent deaths announced ranged in age from 66 to 98, three women and three men. One was a New Castle County resident and five were Sussex County residents. All six had underlying health conditions and four were residents of long-term care facilities.
In total, 332 Delawareans have died due to complications from COVID-19, ranging from 21 to 103 years old. Of them, 172 were women; 160 were men. In all, 149 individuals were from New Castle County, 56 from Kent County, 126 were from Sussex County, and one person’s residence is unknown.
The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics cumulatively since March 11, provided as of 6 p.m., May 24, include:
- 8,965 total positive cases
- New Castle County cases: 3,436
- Kent County cases: 1,356
- Sussex County cases: 4,118
- Unknown county: 55
- Females: 4,918; males: 4,002; unknown: 45
- Age range: 0 to 103
- Currently hospitalized: 205; critically ill: 41; data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.
- Delawareans recovered: 4,693
- 44,931 negative cases
Additional demographic data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, including race/ethnicity, age-specific data and rates information by ZIP code, can be found on the Division of Public Health’s My Healthy Community data portal.
Long-term care statistics
Health officials update statistics on positive cases and deaths among residents at long-term care facilities on Friday, using information reported as of 6 p.m. Thursday. There have been a total of 607 positive COVID-19 cases cumulatively involving long-term care residents, and 208 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.
The locations and number of deaths related to long-term care facilities in Sussex:
- Atlantic Shores Rehabilitation and Health Center, Millsboro: 10
- Harbor Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Lewes: 13
- Harrison House Senior Living, Georgetown: 21
- Milford Center, Genesis Healthcare, Milford: 31
Elsewhere in Delaware, the following nursing homes reported deaths:
- Brandywine Assisted Living at Seaside Pointe, Rehoboth Beach: 1
- Brackenville Center, Genesis Healthcare, Hockessin: 11
- Brandywine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wilmington: 16
- Cadia Broadmeadow, Middletown: 7
- Delaware Psychiatric Center, New Castle: 3
- Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna: 7
- Governor Bacon Health Center, Delaware City: 1
- Hillside Center, Wilmington: 3
- Little Sisters of the Poor, Newark: 11
- ManorCare Health Services, Wilmington: 9
- ManorCare Health Services, Pike Creek: 5
- Methodist Country House, Wilmington: 3
- New Castle Health and Rehabilitation Center, New Castle: 7
- Newark Manor Nursing Home, Newark: 5
- Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation, Wilmington: 12
- Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Health Center, Smyrna: 14
- Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Hockessin: 2
- Summit Assisted Living, Hockessin: 3
- Westminster Village, Dover: 6
- Seven other New Castle County long-term care facilities: 1 death at each facility