State reports 165 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, no deaths

July 6, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health reports 165 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Delaware as of July 5 with no new deaths. There are 54 individuals hospitalized, 15 of whom are critically ill.

While the total cumulative number of positive cases has increased by 165 between yesterday and today, officials said, 102 new positive cases were reported to DPH on July 5. The remaining 63 positive cases are from test results reported on prior days (the majority of which – an additional 59 positive cases – were reported on July 4), but processed into the DPH surveillance system on July 5. As a reminder, members of the media and the general public are highly encouraged to use the data on the My Healthy Community dashboard for the most accurate data trends based on the date cases are reported to DPH.

A total of 512 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from COVID-19 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 latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics cumulatively since March 11 include:

• 12,293 total positive cases

• New Castle County cases: 5,489

• Kent County cases: 1,761

• Sussex County cases: 4,952

• Unknown County: 91

• Females: 6,771; Males: 5,503; Unknown: 19

• Age range: 0 to 104

• Currently hospitalized: 54; Critically ill:15 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not  cumulative.)

• Delawareans recovered: 6,778

• 114,886 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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