Delaware reports more deaths at state-run long-term care facilities
State health officials report State health officials announced Sunday that there have been 3 more COVID-19 related deaths at its 24/7 facilities.Two women, ages 72 and 81, from the Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill died April 17th and 18th at a Kent County hospital.
An 82-year-old woman from Delaware Psychiatric Center died April 18th at a New Castle County hospital.
That brings the total of deaths at state run long-term care facilities to four.
The state previously announced a 57-year-old man from Governor Bacon Health Center had died.
Delaware's Div. of Public Health did not offer any other an update on COVID-19 case numbers and deaths Sunday.
It says the state was finishing its transition to a new infectious disease surveillance system, which DPH says will allow Delaware to begin providing additional data on key demographic info, such as race/ethnicity for positive cases and deaths.
Starting Monday, the state will start providing updated numbers each day at noon.