2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Delaware Resources

Delaware is currently under a State of Emergency due to the Coronavirus Outbreak (SOE Updates: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9) . The Governor has declared a Public Health Emergency.

Governor Carney has issued a Stay-at-Home Order, effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 8:00 am. On March 29, he ordered any out-of-state visitors to self-quarantine for fourteen days. 

Cases in Delaware: 368
  • New Castle: 226
  • Kent: 41
  • Sussex: 101
  • Deaths: 11
  • Hospitalized: 51
  • Recovered: 49

For the latest Delaware updates, please go to de.gov/coronavirus

  • Division of Health and Social Services
    • Information Line: 1-866-408-1899
    • Information Line (TTY): 1-800-232-5460
  • Press Releases (read all archived coronavirus press releases here)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports:

  • Severe Outcomes Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) — United States, February 12–March 16, 2020 – This first preliminary description of outcomes among patients with COVID-19 in the United States indicates that fatality was highest in persons aged ≥85, ranging from 10% to 27%, followed by 3% to 11% among persons aged 65–84 years, 1% to 3% among persons aged 55-64 years, <1% among persons aged 20–54 years, and no fatalities among persons aged ≤19 years. Read More
  • Initial Investigation of Transmission of COVID-19 Among Crew Members During Quarantine of a Cruise Ship — Yokohama, Japan, February 2020. Read more 
  • Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships — Worldwide, February–March 2020. Read more
  • Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 — United States, February 12–March 28, 2020. Based on preliminary U.S. data, persons with underlying health conditions such as diabetes mellitus, chronic lung disease, and cardiovascular disease, appear to be at higher risk for severe COVID-19–associated disease than persons without these conditions. Read more

Journal Articles

  • Clinical and epidemiological features of 36 children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Zhejiang, China: an observational cohort study. Read more

Other Resources