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State of Delaware

Movement of the Disease over Time

This animated map shows the rate of new cases of COVID-19 across Delaware as a 7 day average. We can see the period during the summer when the disease was less prevalent, and the areas of the State where people were hit hardest.
This animated map shows the cumulative rate of positive tests when COVID-19 began in Delaware in March and April 2020. The maps depict the arrival of this disease in Delaware, with some areas of the State experiencing much higher rates of infection.
State of Delaware

Total Positive Cases in State of Delaware

Total Positive Cases
111,563 1,194.6 per 10,000 people
Confirmed
103,634
Probable
7,929
Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities
2,785

Positive Cases by County

Demographics

State of Delaware

Positive Cases per 10,000 Population by Age Group

0-4
5-17
18-34
35-49
50-64
65+
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Rate of Cases by Age

Rate of Cases by Age & County

Age State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
0-4 599.3 642.1 499.0 567.2
5-17 913.6 985.2 703.6 903.8
18-34 1,604.4 1,609.9 1,322.8 1,881.2
35-49 1,403.4 1,355.7 1,305.0 1,626.6
50-64 1,113.5 1,106.6 1,104.1 1,129.0
65+ 851.9 841.0 895.7 839.3
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Rate of Cases by Sex

Rate of Cases by Sex & County

Sex State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
Female 1,195.9 1,221.6 1,089.9 1,205.0
Male 1,130.4 1,148.5 1,007.4 1,173.4
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Rate of Cases by Race

Rate of Cases by Race & County

Race State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
White 59,305 32,720 9,782 16,743
Black 27,404 18,016 5,582 3,775
Other Race 10,540 7,035 1,212 2,239
Asian 2,434 1,894 327 211
Multiple Race 2,233 1,369 460 403
Native American 0
Pacific Islander
Patient declined to disclose 8,416 4,234 992 3,116
Data not reported 839 557 120 156
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Rate of Cases by Ethnicity

Rate of Cases by Ethnicity & County

Ethnicity State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
Non-Hispanic 92,074 53,900 16,380 21,587
Hispanic 17,515 11,146 1,796 4,553
Patient declined to disclose 1,415 669 245 500
Data not reported 559 318 154 87
State of Delaware

Count of Positive Cases by Age Group

0-4
5-17
18-34
35-49
50-64
65+
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Total Cases by Age

Total Cases by Age & County

Age State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
0-4 3,286 (3%) 2,076 (3%) 551 (3%) 650 (2%)
5-17 13,600 (12%) 8,701 (13%) 2,091 (11%) 2,785 (10%)
18-34 33,992 (30%) 21,374 (32%) 5,524 (30%) 7,024 (26%)
35-49 23,816 (21%) 14,238 (22%) 4,046 (22%) 5,477 (20%)
50-64 22,029 (20%) 12,556 (19%) 3,727 (20%) 5,714 (21%)
65+ 14,838 (13%) 7,087 (11%) 2,635 (14%) 5,077 (19%)
Unknown 2 (0%)
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Total Cases by Sex

Total Cases by Sex & County

Sex State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
Female 59,121 (53%) 35,056 (53%) 9,973 (54%) 13,964 (52%)
Male 52,324 (47%) 30,916 (47%) 8,583 (46%) 12,732 (48%)
Unknown 33 (0%)
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Total Cases by Race

Total Cases by Race & County

Race State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
White 59,305 (53%) 32,720 (50%) 9,782 (53%) 16,743 (63%)
Black 27,404 (25%) 18,016 (27%) 5,582 (30%) 3,775 (14%)
Other Race 10,540 (9%) 7,035 (11%) 1,212 (7%) 2,239 (8%)
Asian 2,434 (2%) 1,894 (3%) 327 (2%) 211 (1%)
Multiple Race 2,233 (2%) 1,369 (2%) 460 (2%) 403 (2%)
Native American 300 (0%)
Pacific Islander
Patient declined to disclose 8,416 (8%) 4,234 (6%) 992 (5%) 3,116 (12%)
Data not reported 839 (1%) 557 (1%) 120 (1%) 156 (1%)
State of Delaware

Data are current as of 6pm the previous day. Last update: 08/01/2021

Total Cases by Ethnicity

Total Cases by Ethnicity & County

Ethnicity State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
Non-Hispanic 92,074 (83%) 53,900 (82%) 16,380 (88%) 21,587 (81%)
Hispanic 17,515 (16%) 11,146 (17%) 1,796 (10%) 4,553 (17%)
Patient declined to disclose 1,415 (1%) 669 (1%) 245 (1%) 500 (2%)
Data not reported 559 (1%) 318 (0%) 154 (1%) 87 (0%)

Venues Visited by Cases

All Weeks

10,335 (18%) of interviewed cases reported participating in an event or visiting a venue in the two weeks prior to the onset of their symptoms (or if no symptoms, date of their test)

47,752 (82%) of interviewed cases did not report participating in an event or visiting a venue

Top three venues per category

Venue category Case Count*
Beaches 904
Events 3,340
Religious service** 765
Other large gathering 501
House party 499
Entertainment and Recreational Places 6,091
Restaurant 2,572
Other tourist attraction 871
Gym 773

* Individuals who test positive are interviewed to determine the venues visited in the two weeks prior to the onset of their symptoms (or if no symptoms, date of their test). This information was used to calculate the data above. Counts do not necessarily suggest a degree of risk associated with these venues but may suggest the need for further investigation.

** Includes choir or singing practice.

Cases Who Visited Venues (Reported All Weeks)

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