The Delaware Division of Public Health reports 69 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Delaware as of July 8. Two new deaths were also reported. There are 63 individuals hospitalized, 12 of whom are critically ill.
The two who died were 74 to 94 - one man and one woman. One individual was from New Castle County, the other from Sussex County, and one had underlying health conditions.
A total of 517 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19; they ranged in age from 21 to 104 years old. Of those who have died, 273 were females and 244 were males. A total of 249 individuals were from New Castle County, 92 were from Kent County, and 176 were from Sussex County.
The latest Delaware COVID-19 case statistics cumulatively since March 11 include:
- 12,531 total positive cases
- New Castle County cases: 5,626
- Kent County cases: 1,795
- Sussex County cases: 5,008
- Unknown county: 102
- Females: 6,899; Males: 5,614; Unknown: 18
- Age range: 0 to 104
- Currently hospitalized: 63; Critically ill:12 (This data represents individuals currently hospitalized in a Delaware hospital regardless of residence, and is not cumulative.)
- Delawareans recovered: 6,901
- 117,674 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.