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Coronavirus deaths linked to long-term care facilities total 334

In its weekly, the Delaware Divison of Public Health reported 334 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities succumbed to complications from coronavirus.  As of 6 p.m. Thursday,   the state seen a total of 1,154...
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Drive-Through-Arias bring OperaDelaware to the community

Like many arts organizations, OperaDelaware’s season was cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The company, now celebrating its 75th anniversary, was forced to cancel its spring festival which brings artist and patrons to Delaware...
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Special report from WHYY: Del. police have shot 56 people since 2005, but law...

Over the last 15 years, police in Delaware have shot 56 people, three this year alone. Officers have killed 30 of them, including an innocent robbery victim. Nearly half of those shot were Black in a...
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Contact tracing leads to another 22 Sussex inmates testing positive for Covid-19

 After six weeks with no inmates testing positive for coronavirus in any of the state's correctional facilities, the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC)  Friday  announced it is tracking a new cluster of positive cases...
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Number of daily Covid-19 cases falls below 100 as weekly total...

Fewer than 100  Delawareans tested positive for coronavirus, according to Saturday  figures from the Delaware Division of Heath. However, the week ended with nearly 800 new cases. Many of the new cases are coming from 18...
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Personnel file: DuPont, WSFS, Cinnaire, Botanic Gardens, Beebe, BHHS Fox & Roach, ...

DuPont appoints diversity chief DuPont announced that Kimberly Markiewicz has been appointed Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I). She will report to Darrell Ford, Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Markiewicz will advance DuPont’s...
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Coronavirus testing on STAR Campus draws 1,056

On Wednesday, the Delaware National Guard joined the Delaware Emergency Management Agency at a drive-thru testing site for coronavirus on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus in Newark.  About 30...
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Nanticoke hospital’s cancer center partners with Associates in Radiation Medicine

The Peninsula Regional Health System and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Allen Cancer Center announced  a partnership with the Associates in Radiation Medicine (ARM).   Salisbury-based Peninsula and Seaford-based Nanticoke earlier merged. Peninsula Regional has had a long-standing partnership...
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Correction Department reports three inmates testing positive for Covid-19

 The Delaware Department of Correction reported three inmates with ties to Sussex County tested positive for Covid-19.   The county has seen a higher incidence of coronavirus than New Castle or Kent County.    The following cases were...
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Bethany Beach orders face mask use on boardwalk, downtown

Town of Bethany Beach commissioners voted to require the use of masks in the downtown area, boardwalk and boardwalk plaza. Media reports indicated the approval came during a special council meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Fines could...
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Things that go boom in the night

Good afternoon everyone, Fireworks, legal and illegal,  have always a part of July 4th in Delaware.  This year is no exception, even though it appears that all but one public display has been canceled over concerns...
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More than half a billion dollars in jobless claims paid in Delaware

Unemployment benefits paid in Delaware moved past the half a billion-dollar mark, according to a weekly report from the Delaware Department of Labor. Total unemployment benefits paid from mid-March to June 27 totaled nearly $494...