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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Nov. 26 2021: Positive Cases Remain Elevated While Hospitalizations Decrease Slightly

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, November 26, 2021


Weekly Update 11.26.21

DOVER, DE (NOV. 26, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021.

  • Total positive cases since March 11, 2020: 152,165
  • 7-day average of new positive cases: 380.6, an increase from 329.6 last week
  • 7-day average for the percentage of total positive tests: 7.1%, a decrease from 7.4% last week
  • Hospitalizations: 159, a decrease of four from last week; critically ill: 18, a decrease of three from last week
  • Total COVID-19 deaths: 2,173
  • Total COVID-19 deaths reported since last week: 19, including eight from a review of vital statistics records.

COVID-19 Vaccinations:

  • Total number of doses administered in Delaware: 1,395,975
  • Percentage of Delawareans 5+ who have received at least one dose (CDC data): 75.6%
  • Percentage of Delawareans 12+ who have received at least one dose (CDC data): 82.1%
  • Percentage of Delawareans 18+ who received at least one dose (CDC data): 84%
  • Percent of Delawareans who are fully vaccinated (CDC data): 60.9%

Delawareans who are fully vaccinated have significant protection from COVID-19 infection, serious illness and death. All qualifying Delawareans should get vaccinated. For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Delaware, visit de.gov/getmyvaccine. Delaware’s latest COVID-19 vaccination statistics can be found under the Vaccine Tracker dashboard at de.gov/healthycommunity.

COVID-19 Case Vaccination Status Report: 

The following report captures a weekly breakdown of vaccination status for cases, deaths, and hospitalizations for the time frame for Nov. 15 – Nov. 21. The report highlights the significant percentage of unvaccinated or only partially vaccinated individuals comprising Delaware’s cases and hospitalizations.

Weekly Overview(11/15 -11/21)

Unvaccinated Cases

Total Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Cases

1838

Total Cases

2496

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Cases

74%

Hospitalizations

Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Hospitalized  Cases

71

Total Hospitalized Cases

103

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Hospitalized  Cases

69%

Deaths

Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated COVID-19 Deaths

6

Total COVID-19 Deaths

10

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated COVID-19 Deaths

60%

 

 Breakthrough Cases (cumulative since vaccinations began):

  • Total breakthrough cases: 7,122 or 1.3% of fully vaccinated individuals
  • Total breakthrough hospitalizations: 125
  • Total breakthrough deaths: 92

A breakthrough case is defined as testing positive for COVID-19 after an individual has been fully vaccinated for two weeks or more – although it does not mean that the infection occurred after vaccination.

COVID-19 Variant Cases in Delaware: 

Due to a technical issue, data regarding routine sequencing and variant positive samples is unavailable this week. Data for this week will be included in next week’s update.

DPH COVID-19 Vaccine Mobile Units:

DPH officials in partnership with medical staff from the Delaware National Guard (DNG) have mobile units that offer COVID-19 vaccines in underserved communities.

The mobile units, which utilize trailers to transport the vaccine and provide vaccinations, are scheduled to visit these communities in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. COVID-19 testing will be available at each location. The mobile units in New Castle County will travel through specific neighborhoods and a community intervention team will canvas door to door to offer vaccination and testing services to residents.

Monday, Nov. 29

Wilmington’s East Side neighborhood, starting at 10th and Bennett streets, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church, 13724 S. Old State Road, Ellendale, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

DeLaWarr State Service Center, 500 Rogers Road, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Laurel State Service Center, 31039 North Poplar St., Laurel, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 1Wilmington’s North Side neighborhood, starting at North Claymont Street, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Service General Laundromat, 801 Norman Eskridge Hwy., Seaford, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Royal Farms, 10722 Georgetown Road, Laurel, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Magnolia Crossing, 79 McKinley Circle, Magnolia, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Calvary Baptist Church, 410 Fulton St., Dover, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Appoquinimink State Service Center, 122 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Laurel State Service Center, 31039 North Poplar St., Laurel, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Burlington store, 515 N. Dupont Hwy., Suite 100, Dover, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Eagle Meadows Apartments, 4666 Carolina Ave., Dover, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 3

Wilmington’s Browntown/Hedgeville neighborhood, starting at Lower Oak and Maryland Avenue, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

*dates may be rescheduled if there is inclement weather

For a full list of community-based events statewide including those organized by vaccinating partners and community groups at de.gov/getmyvaccine.

Long-term Care Statistics:

As of 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, there have been a total of 2,973 positive COVID-19 cases involving long-term care residents, and 865 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.

Resources:

Individuals with general questions about COVID-19 should call Delaware 2-1-1, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can text their ZIP code to 898-211, or email delaware211@uwde.org. Hours of operation are:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Medically related questions regarding testing, symptoms, and health-related guidance can be submitted by email at DPHCall@delaware.gov.

Delawareans 18 or older are encouraged to download COVID Alert DE, Delaware’s free exposure notification app to help protect your neighbors while ensuring your privacy. Download on the App Store or Google Play.

DPH will continue to update the public as more information becomes available. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.

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Weekly COVID-19 Update – Nov. 26 2021: Positive Cases Remain Elevated While Hospitalizations Decrease Slightly

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Date Posted: Friday, November 26, 2021


Weekly Update 11.26.21

DOVER, DE (NOV. 26, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021.

  • Total positive cases since March 11, 2020: 152,165
  • 7-day average of new positive cases: 380.6, an increase from 329.6 last week
  • 7-day average for the percentage of total positive tests: 7.1%, a decrease from 7.4% last week
  • Hospitalizations: 159, a decrease of four from last week; critically ill: 18, a decrease of three from last week
  • Total COVID-19 deaths: 2,173
  • Total COVID-19 deaths reported since last week: 19, including eight from a review of vital statistics records.

COVID-19 Vaccinations:

  • Total number of doses administered in Delaware: 1,395,975
  • Percentage of Delawareans 5+ who have received at least one dose (CDC data): 75.6%
  • Percentage of Delawareans 12+ who have received at least one dose (CDC data): 82.1%
  • Percentage of Delawareans 18+ who received at least one dose (CDC data): 84%
  • Percent of Delawareans who are fully vaccinated (CDC data): 60.9%

Delawareans who are fully vaccinated have significant protection from COVID-19 infection, serious illness and death. All qualifying Delawareans should get vaccinated. For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Delaware, visit de.gov/getmyvaccine. Delaware’s latest COVID-19 vaccination statistics can be found under the Vaccine Tracker dashboard at de.gov/healthycommunity.

COVID-19 Case Vaccination Status Report: 

The following report captures a weekly breakdown of vaccination status for cases, deaths, and hospitalizations for the time frame for Nov. 15 – Nov. 21. The report highlights the significant percentage of unvaccinated or only partially vaccinated individuals comprising Delaware’s cases and hospitalizations.

Weekly Overview(11/15 -11/21)

Unvaccinated Cases

Total Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Cases

1838

Total Cases

2496

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Cases

74%

Hospitalizations

Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Hospitalized  Cases

71

Total Hospitalized Cases

103

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated Hospitalized  Cases

69%

Deaths

Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated COVID-19 Deaths

6

Total COVID-19 Deaths

10

Percent of Unvaccinated / Partially Vaccinated COVID-19 Deaths

60%

 

 Breakthrough Cases (cumulative since vaccinations began):

  • Total breakthrough cases: 7,122 or 1.3% of fully vaccinated individuals
  • Total breakthrough hospitalizations: 125
  • Total breakthrough deaths: 92

A breakthrough case is defined as testing positive for COVID-19 after an individual has been fully vaccinated for two weeks or more – although it does not mean that the infection occurred after vaccination.

COVID-19 Variant Cases in Delaware: 

Due to a technical issue, data regarding routine sequencing and variant positive samples is unavailable this week. Data for this week will be included in next week’s update.

DPH COVID-19 Vaccine Mobile Units:

DPH officials in partnership with medical staff from the Delaware National Guard (DNG) have mobile units that offer COVID-19 vaccines in underserved communities.

The mobile units, which utilize trailers to transport the vaccine and provide vaccinations, are scheduled to visit these communities in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties. COVID-19 testing will be available at each location. The mobile units in New Castle County will travel through specific neighborhoods and a community intervention team will canvas door to door to offer vaccination and testing services to residents.

Monday, Nov. 29

Wilmington’s East Side neighborhood, starting at 10th and Bennett streets, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Philadelphia Pentecostal Holiness Church, 13724 S. Old State Road, Ellendale, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

DeLaWarr State Service Center, 500 Rogers Road, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Laurel State Service Center, 31039 North Poplar St., Laurel, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 1Wilmington’s North Side neighborhood, starting at North Claymont Street, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Service General Laundromat, 801 Norman Eskridge Hwy., Seaford, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Royal Farms, 10722 Georgetown Road, Laurel, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Magnolia Crossing, 79 McKinley Circle, Magnolia, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Calvary Baptist Church, 410 Fulton St., Dover, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Appoquinimink State Service Center, 122 Silver Lake Road, Middletown, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Laurel State Service Center, 31039 North Poplar St., Laurel, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Burlington store, 515 N. Dupont Hwy., Suite 100, Dover, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Eagle Meadows Apartments, 4666 Carolina Ave., Dover, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 3

Wilmington’s Browntown/Hedgeville neighborhood, starting at Lower Oak and Maryland Avenue, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

*dates may be rescheduled if there is inclement weather

For a full list of community-based events statewide including those organized by vaccinating partners and community groups at de.gov/getmyvaccine.

Long-term Care Statistics:

As of 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 25, there have been a total of 2,973 positive COVID-19 cases involving long-term care residents, and 865 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.

Resources:

Individuals with general questions about COVID-19 should call Delaware 2-1-1, individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can text their ZIP code to 898-211, or email delaware211@uwde.org. Hours of operation are:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Medically related questions regarding testing, symptoms, and health-related guidance can be submitted by email at DPHCall@delaware.gov.

Delawareans 18 or older are encouraged to download COVID Alert DE, Delaware’s free exposure notification app to help protect your neighbors while ensuring your privacy. Download on the App Store or Google Play.

DPH will continue to update the public as more information becomes available. For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.

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