Delaware reports 2 new COVID-related deaths

DOVER, Del. — The state of Delaware has announced two new deaths related to COVID-19.

The Delaware State News reported Monday that the state’s total number of deaths is now 656.

The Delaware Division of Public Health said the two most recent deaths were in Kent County and New Castle County.

One of the people who died was 64 years old. The other was 99 years old.

Both people had underlying health conditions. And one was a resident of a long-term care facility.

Such facilities have seen more than half of the state’s COVID-related deaths.

Delaware has recorded 22,289 positive cases. There have been 291,992 negative cases.

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