State reports 201 hospitalized, 38 critically ill with COVID-19

May 26, 2020

The Delaware Division of Public Health is announcing four additional fatalities related to COVID-19 and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day. 

In total, 335 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Individuals who have died from COVID-19 ranged in age from 21 to 103 years old. Of those who have died, 173 were females and 162 were males. A total of 150 individuals were from New Castle County, 57 were from Kent County, and 128 were from Sussex County. One case reported as a death was recently identified as being a duplicate entry and has been removed from the data reporting system.   

The most recent deaths announced today ranged in age from 69 to 92. One of the individuals was female and three were male. One was a New Castle County resident, one was a Kent County resident, and two were Sussex County residents. Three individuals had underlying health conditions and two were residents of long-term care facilities. 

The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics* cumulatively since March 11, provided as of 6 p.m., Monday May 25, include: 

  • 9,066 total positive cases 
  • New Castle County cases: 3,508 
  • Kent County cases: 1,368 
  • Sussex County cases: 4,132 
  • Unknown County: 58 
  • Females: 4,980; Males: 4,052; Unknown: 34 
  • Age range: 0 to 103 
  • Currently hospitalized: 201; Critically ill: 38 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.) 
  • Delawareans recovered: 4,802 
  • 45,848 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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