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Sussex County

Movement of the Disease over Time

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Sussex County

Total Positive Cases in Sussex County

Total Positive Cases
31,157 1,545.0 per 10,000 people
Confirmed
27,858
Probable
3,299

Positive Cases in Comparable Location

Demographics

Sussex County

Positive Cases per 10,000 Population by Age Group

0-4
5-17
18-34
35-49
50-64
65+
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Rate of Cases by Age

Rate of Cases by Age & County

Age Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
0-4 726.9 734.1 750.7 683.8
5-17 1,164.7 1,121.1 1,155.8 963.7
18-34 2,194.1 1,843.7 1,815.3 1,601.5
35-49 1,870.4 1,588.8 1,499.5 1,565.6
50-64 1,284.7 1,238.7 1,204.5 1,273.8
65+ 949.3 950.8 920.4 1,026.3
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Rate of Cases by Sex

Rate of Cases by Sex & County

Sex Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
Female 1,412.0 1,376.8 1,373.5 1,326.8
Male 1,360.0 1,287.0 1,277.9 1,210.5
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Rate of Cases by Race

Rate of Cases by Race & County

Race Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
White 19,685 68,028 36,526 11,743
Black 4,483 31,820 20,544 6,752
Other Race 2,614 11,868 7,704 1,494
Multiple Race 515 2,639 1,529 594
Asian 256 2,736 2,080 397
Native American
0
Pacific Islander
Patient declined to disclose 3,325 9,327 4,689 1,236
Data not reported 183 929 594 146
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Rate of Cases by Ethnicity

Rate of Cases by Ethnicity & County

Ethnicity Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
Non-Hispanic 25,589 106,466 60,801 19,840
Hispanic 4,948 19,213 12,044 2,200
Patient declined to disclose 516 1,495 716 262
Data not reported 104 629 346 179
Sussex County

Count of Positive Cases by Age Group

0-4
5-17
18-34
35-49
50-64
65+
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Total Cases by Age

Total Cases by Age & County

Age Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
0-4 833 (3%) 4,025 (3%) 2,427 (3%) 755 (3%)
5-17 3,589 (12%) 16,688 (13%) 10,208 (14%) 2,864 (13%)
18-34 8,192 (26%) 39,060 (31%) 24,101 (33%) 6,688 (30%)
35-49 6,298 (20%) 26,962 (21%) 15,748 (21%) 4,854 (22%)
50-64 6,502 (21%) 24,505 (19%) 13,666 (18%) 4,300 (19%)
65+ 5,742 (18%) 16,560 (13%) 7,756 (10%) 3,019 (13%)
Unknown
3 (0%)
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Total Cases by Sex

Total Cases by Sex & County

Sex Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
Female 16,363 (53%) 68,064 (53%) 39,417 (53%) 12,140 (54%)
Male 14,756 (47%) 59,576 (47%) 34,401 (47%) 10,313 (46%)
Unknown 38 (0%) 163 (0%) 89 (0%) 28 (0%)
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Total Cases by Race

Total Cases by Race & County

Race Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
White 19,685 (63%) 68,028 (53%) 36,526 (49%) 11,743 (52%)
Black 4,483 (14%) 31,820 (25%) 20,544 (28%) 6,752 (30%)
Other Race 2,614 (8%) 11,868 (9%) 7,704 (10%) 1,494 (7%)
Multiple Race 515 (2%) 2,639 (2%) 1,529 (2%) 594 (3%)
Asian 256 (1%) 2,736 (2%) 2,080 (3%) 397 (2%)
Pacific Islander
Native American
353 (0%)
Patient declined to disclose 3,325 (11%) 9,327 (7%) 4,689 (6%) 1,236 (5%)
Data not reported 183 (1%) 929 (1%) 594 (1%) 146 (1%)
Sussex County

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 09/18/2021

Total Cases by Ethnicity

Total Cases by Ethnicity & County

Ethnicity Sussex State of Delaware New Castle Kent
Non-Hispanic 25,589 (82%) 106,466 (83%) 60,801 (82%) 19,840 (88%)
Hispanic 4,948 (16%) 19,213 (15%) 12,044 (16%) 2,200 (10%)
Patient declined to disclose 516 (2%) 1,495 (1%) 716 (1%) 262 (1%)
Data not reported 104 (0%) 629 (0%) 346 (0%) 179 (1%)

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