Coronavirus

FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. On Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, The Associated Press reported on a video circulating online incorrectly asserting that man in Wuhan, China, was sanitizing his apartment with alcohol when the air conditioner came on and caused an explosion and fire. The fire captured on video was the result of a cigarette that was improperly put out on a comforter. The comforter then ignited and was placed on a balcony where nearby debris caught fire in Chongqing, China, a city hundreds of miles away from Wuhan. 

It's now been two weeks since Delaware started to reopen its economy, and, so far, the state has not seen a dramatic rise in cases of COVID-19.

The state Division of Public Health reported just 35 new cases on Sunday. The total increased to 10,264; but percentage of new test results that came back positive remained at 2%. It was 5.5% two weeks ago.

The number of active cases fell by 24 from the day before to 3670 - and it begins the week at its lowest level in more than a month.

Hospitalizations remained at 93 - its lowest level since COVID record keeping began.

The state did add three more deaths - taking the death toll to 422. Of those, more than 85% had underlying health conditions about about two-thirds were being treated in long-term care facilities.