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COVID-19 Overview

Data are current as of 5/11/2024

Most recent dashboard update: 5/16/2024

Introduction


What is COVID-19?

COVID-19, short for Coronavirus Disease - 2019, is a sickness caused by a virus called coronavirus. It spreads from person to person when someone with the virus coughs, sneezes, or talks, and their tiny droplets get into the air and are breathed in by others.

The best way to protect yourself is to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone 6 months and older is eligible for vaccination. Learn more by visiting de.gov/coronavirus.

COVID-19 Vaccination Success Story

Data Stories

COVID-19 Vaccination Success Story

Explore COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Hispanic Community

Read the data story

Investigate Map


Map of Delaware showing COVID-19 cases (as rates per 100,000 people) and vaccinations (shown as percentages).

Key Indicators


Delaware

New COVID-19 Cases

Last Week (5/5/2024 - 5/11/2024)

54
cases
Delaware

Percentage Vaccinated with an Updated 2023-2024 Dose

Since the new vaccine was authorized (9/11/2023 - 5/11/2024)

15.6%
of eligible population
Delaware

Average Daily COVID-19 Hospital Admissions

(5/5/2024 - 5/11/2024)

3.0
new admissions
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Substantial decrease (-40.0%) of new COVID-19 hospital admissions compared to the week before (4/28/2024 - 5/4/2024).

DecreasingStableIncreasing
Delaware

COVID-19 Deaths this Season

(Oct 2023 - April 2024)

188
deaths

New Cases by County (Fall and Winter Virus Season 2023-2024)


New COVID-19 Cases by Week in Delaware

Age-adjusted rate per 100,000 people

Data Sources

  • COVID-19 Cases and Deaths

    Citation: Delaware Department of Health and Social Services. https://myhealthycommunity.dhss.delaware.gov/

Sections in the COVID-19 dashboard