Delaware residents line up for COVID-19 tests at Wilmington University.

State cases continue to decline as mass vaccinations start; here’s where to be tested

Betsy Price Government, Headlines, Health

 

Delaware residents line up for COVID-19 tests at Wilmington University.

Delaware residents line up for COVID-19 tests at Wilmington University.

 

 

New COVID-19 cases continue to drop from holiday highs as Delaware launches its mass vaccinations this weekend as well as 36 pop-up testing sites next week in Delaware.

The seven-day average of new positive cases decreased to 652 as of Thursday, Jan. 21, down from more than 1,000 per day at its peak, according to the Division of Public Health.

The seven-day average for the percentage of persons who tested positive was 23.8%, a slight increase from the week before, with the seven-day average for the percentage of total tests at 9.1%, an increase from 8.6%.

In addition, 420 people are hospitalized, down 31 as of last week. Fifty-nine of those are considered critical.

Of the 73,233 positive cases, 1,027 Delawareans have died, with another 25 reported this week.

As the state focuses on vaccines, it plans to give shots to 13,500 people from Friday through Sunday, most of them residents over the age of 65.

A total of 85,000 had requested vaccinations through the state’s registration system as of 4 p.m. Friday.

As of midnight Jan. 21, 54,760 administered doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been reported.

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Covid testing

While officials say it can take 72 hours to get a result back, one test result take at 10:30 a.m. Monday Wilmington University’s Athletic Complex was back by 10 a.m. Tuesday.

This list includes pop-up and Curative trailer sites, as well as community sites hosted by New Castle County and Henrietta Johnson Medical Center.

Tests are also available at Walgreens in every county, at various hospitals and health care locations. As of Thursday, Delaware Walgreens had given 100,000 tests to state residents.

Delawareans can see a full list of COVID-19 testing locations at de.gov/gettested.

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New Castle County

  • Monday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Frawley Stadium (801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Monday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Townsend Fire Company (107 Main St., Townsend)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Canby Park (Walk Up Only – Oak and Scott St., Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Wilmington University Rt. 13 (320 N. Dupont Highway, New Castle) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Warner Elementary (801 W 18th St, Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Middletown High School (120 Silver Lake Road, Middletown)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Henrietta Johnson Medical Center (601 New Castle Ave., Wilmington)  Register by calling 302-655-6187
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.: ChristianaCare Hospital, Portal Parking Lot (4755 Ogletown Stanton Road. Newark) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: City of Love at Brandywine (2200 N. Market St., Wilmington  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Wilmington University Brandywine Campus (10 Beaver Valley Road, Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Henrietta Johnson Medical Center (601 New Castle Ave., Wilmington)  Register by calling 302-655-6187
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Delaware Park (777 Delaware Park Blvd, Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Thomas Edison Charter School (Indoor walk up only – 2200 Locust St., Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Elsmere Library (30 Spruce Ave., Wilmington)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.: Henrietta Johnson Medical Center (601 New Castle Ave., Wilmington)  Register by calling 302-655-6187
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: University of Delaware STAR Campus – (540 S. College Ave., Newark) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Bethel AME Church (604 N. Walnut Street, Wilmington) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Henrietta Johnson Medical Center (601 New Castle Ave., Wilmington)  Register by calling 302-655-6187

 

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Kent County

  • Monday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Hartly Fire Company (2898 Arthursville Road, Hartly) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Transformation AME Zion Church (702 Maple Parkway, Dover) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Caesar Rodney High School (239 Old North Road, Camden) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Mt. Zion AME Dover (101 N. Queen St., Dover)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Peoples Church of Dover (46 S. Bradford St., Dover) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com

 

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Sussex County

  • Monday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Epworth UM Church (19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Monday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Woodbridge Middle School (307 S. Laws St., Bridgeville)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Ellendale Fire Department (302 Main St., Ellendale)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Mt. Calvary AME Church (25206 Mt. Calvary Way, Seaford) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Cape Henlopen High School (1250 Kings Highway, Lewes) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Lord Baltimore Elementary (120 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View)  Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Delaware Tech Georgetown Campus (Parking lot A) (21179 College Dr., Georgetown) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Milford High School Football Stadium (1019 N. Walnut St., Milford) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Lewes Fire Department, Station 3 (21194 John J. Williams Highway, Lewes) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Friday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m..: Woodbridge Early Childhood Education Center (400 Governors Ave., Greenwood) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Lewes Fire Department, Station 2 (32198 Janice Road, Lewes) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com
  • Saturday, Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Blades Fire Company (200 E. 5th St., Blades) Register: delaware.curativeinc.com

 

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