Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Del. lowest since October

DOVER, Del. — The state of Delaware has hit its lowest total of coronavirus-related hospitalizations in more than five months.

The Delaware State Journal reported Sunday that 104 people were hospitalized due to complications stemming from COVID-19. Of those, 13 people are considered to be critically ill. That’s the fewest hospitalizations since the end of October.

The Delaware Division of Public Health also added nine COVID-related deaths in its latest update.

Each person who died had an underlying health issue. Five of them were in nursing homes.

The state has seen a total of 88,354 cases and 1,473 deaths over the past year. Meanwhile, more than 268,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered.

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