Delaware reports 9 additional COVID-19 related deaths

DOVER, Del. — State health officials in Delaware are reporting nine additional COVID-19 related deaths.

The Delaware State News reports that the deaths were released in the Delaware Division of Public Health’s daily update on Sunday.

All of the deaths involved people with underlying health conditions. Two people were in long-term care facilities. The ages of those who died ranged from 26 to 87.

Four deaths were in Sussex County, three in Kent County and two in New Castle County. Hospitalizations of people with COVID-19 also rose by 12 to 315. The number of critically ill patients remained at 43.

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