Delaware Public Media

Just 27 new COVID-19 cases reported, two new deaths

Jun 3, 2020

It’s another day of decreasing metrics related to the coronavirus in Delaware. 

The state reports just 27 new cases Wednesday bringing the total since March 11th to 9,712.

Two more people have died in the state after testing positive for the virus. There have been 375 COVID-19 related deaths statewide since the pandemic began. 

The most recent victims were both women aged 22 to 87. One was from New Castle County, the other Sussex County. Both had underlying health conditions, and one was a resident of a long-term care facility.

Hospitalizations continue to decrease as well—down four to 153 in the state. 

And 51 more Delawareans have recovered from the virus bringing that total to 5,493.

The five day average of people testing positive continues to hold at just above five percent and the five day average of new positive cases is up slightly as of Tuesday.