Delaware positive COVID-19 cases at 264 Monday afternoon

Delaware Public Health updated the state’s count of positive coronavirus cases to 264. Of those individuals, 156 live in New Castle County, 27 in Kent an 81 in Sussex. Of those, 46 people are hospitalized.

Seven people from Delaware have died from the virus.

The Division of Public Health announced Monday the death of a 92-year-old woman from Sussex County who had significant underlying health conditions. The source of exposure is currently under investigation.

Total cases includes those who have tested positive, those who have died and those who have recovered from the virus. The state reports 22 people who have recovered.

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The Division of Public Health call center is available from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until further notice. The call center number is 1-866-408-1899.

Anybody who is sick with any symptoms is asked to stay home. Anyone who is sick and needs essential supplies should ask someone else to get what they need.

Statewide testing at standing health facility testing sites requires a physician’s order or prescription (Bayhealth patients will be pre-screened via phone without needing to see a provider first). These are not walk-in testing sites. Those without a primary care provider can call the DPH Call Center Line at 1-866-408-1899. Individuals awaiting results should wait to hear back from their provider. The DPH Call Center does not have test results.

Helpful Coronavirus links

Delaware Division of Health Coronavirus Page
CDC: About the Coronavirus Disease 2019
CDC: What to do if You Are Sick
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
AP News Coronavirus Coverage
Reopening Delaware: Resources for Businesses
Delaware Phase 2 guidance

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