The number of COVID deaths in Delaware rises to 605

DOVER, Del. — The number of people who’ve died in Delaware from the coronavirus is now 605.

The Delaware State News reports that the latest death was announced Monday by the Delaware Division of Public Health.

The 94-year-old Kent County woman who died was the resident of a nursing home and had no underlying health conditions.

Kent County has had 110 deaths. New Castle County has had 300.

Sussex County has had 195.

The state’s total number of virus cases is 17,429.

There are 58 people who are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Delaware. Of those, 16 are considered critical. The percentage of positive tests is 4.3%.

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