I n an effort to keep Delaware's medical community current on the latest information regarding the coronavirus crisis, the Medical Society of Delaware is sharing the following:
DPH Announces 174 New Positive Cases / Fifteen Additional Deaths

According to the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)  174 new Delawareans have been diagnosed with COVID-19, taking the total number of lab-confirmed cases to  7,547, including  250 who are hospitalized,  50 of whom are critically ill.

Two hundred eighty-six individuals have died due to COVID-19 in Delaware with ages ranging from 21 to 103 years old.

The most recent deaths ranged in age from 50 to 92. Seven were New Castle County residents, four were Kent County residents, and four were Sussex County residents. Ten of the individuals had underlying health conditions and nine of the individuals were residents of long-term care facilities.

Latest statistics on positive cases:

  • New Castle County cases: 2,667
  • Kent County cases: 1,176
  • Sussex County cases: 3,658
  • Unknown County: 46
  • Age range: 0 to 103:

What Things Should be Considered When Medical Offices Reopen?

In anticipation of medical practices resuming regular business, the Medical
Society of Delaware's Physicians Relations Department has created a useful
and informative guide on best practices to safely resume medical practice
operations and patient visits. This guidance has been compiled with input from
the Delaware Division of Public Health. Read more.
MSD Coordinates Meals for Health Care Heroes

Since early April, the Medical Society of Delaware, through our supporting foundation the Delaware Foundation for Medical Services, Ltd, has been proudly raising funds to supply hot meals to Delaware's "health care heroes." Tax-deductible contributions are helping to feed our front line hospital professionals, while supporting local restaurants who are providing the meals, a win-win. Learn more.
For more information and resources regarding COVID-19, MSD has created a coronavirus resource page on our website.  View resource page  
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