DOVER, Del. — Health officials in Delaware have reported an additional death related to the coronavirus.
The Delaware State News reported Sunday that the state’s total number of COVID-19-related fatalities is now 1,566 since the pandemic began.
The most recent death occurred in Sussex County.
It involved a 76-year-old person with underlying health conditions.
State health officials say that 733 coronavirus-related deaths have involved residents of long-term care facilities.
More than 1,300 of the people who’ve died are 65 years old or older.
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