Delaware’s sets another record for COVID-19-related hospitalizations.
State officials report hospitalizations reached 472 Saturday, the second straight day they hit a new high.
62 people are in critical condition.
Delaware also recorded 801 new COVID-19 cases Saturday.
The state’s seven day rolling average is now up to nearly 832 cases per day and the percentage of positive tests stands just below10 percent – at 9.7.
The state also announced 3 more COVID-related deaths, lifting Delaware’s death toll to 972 people.
All three victims were over 86 years old and from Kent County. They each had underlying health conditions and were long-term care facility residents.
Delaware is now over 65,000 total cases of the virus since the start of the pandemic.
The state has conducted over 1 million tests.