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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
127,803 1,374.3 per 10,000 people
Confirmed
117,555
Probable
10,248
Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities
2,885

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: 09/18/2021

Rate of Cases by Age

Rate of Cases by Age & County

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

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

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

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 State of Delaware New Castle Kent Sussex
Non-Hispanic 106,466 60,801 19,840 25,589
Hispanic 19,213 12,044 2,200 4,948
Patient declined to disclose 1,495 716 262 516
Data not reported 629 346 179 104
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: 09/18/2021

Total Cases by Age

Total Cases by Age & County

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

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

Total Cases by Sex

Total Cases by Sex & County

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

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

Total Cases by Race

Total Cases by Race & County

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

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

Total Cases by Ethnicity

Total Cases by Ethnicity & County

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

Venues Visited by Cases

All Weeks

12,282 (19%) 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)

53,210 (81%) of interviewed cases did not report participating in an event or visiting a venue

Top three venues per category

Venue category Case Count*
Beaches 1,287
Events 4,004
Party or other gathering 815
Religious service** 765
Other large gathering 501
Entertainment and Recreational Places 6,991
Restaurant 2,877
Other tourist attraction 1,040
Gym 836

* 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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