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Covid update: All Delaware counties now in ‘orange’ elevated case zone

Kent County joined New Castle and Sussex as areas  with  "substantial" transmission of the  Covid-19 virus., according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The counties are just below the  "high red" classification...
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CDC data shows Sussex County entering Covid-19 red zone

Sussex County is seeing an elevated level of Covid-19 cases, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. The state's southernmost county is now in the red zone, thanks to a  substantial level of...
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PNC closing Greenville branch

PNC  plans to close its  Greenville branch at 3840 Kennett Pike in Wilmington. The branch will be  combined with the Talleyville office at  4111 Concord Pike in Wilmington, less than 3.5 miles away. In addition to...
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Delaware Covid case numbers rise with Brazil variant showing up in test samples

The Delaware Division of Public Health reports a continued increase in the number of Covid-19 cases and the presence of the Gamma variant from Brazil. As of Monday, the seven-day average for the percentage of...
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Covid fears, Phillies and where Delaware stands

Good afternoon, Wall Street had a scare early this week when stock markets took a tumble over concerns about the faster-spreading  Delta Variant of Covid-19 slowing down the recovery. Markets sprung back, and as of this...
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Delta now most widespread Covid variant as new cases show modest rise

Both deaths in the past week were from individuals not fully vaccinated As expected, the faster-spreading Delta (India) variant is now the most widespread coronavirus strain in Delaware, according to the weekly report from the...
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State keeps eye on delta Covid-19 variant as daily case numbers rise from pandemic...

"We're in a much better place," a cautiously optimistic Gov.  John Carney said at Covid-19 briefing and town hall event Tuesday night. The streamed update was held on the same day governor ended a 16-month...
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Twin-screen drive-in theater coming to Bear

A twin-screen drive-in movie theater is coming to a site in Bear. Last week, it was announced via  Facebook that permits had been secured for The Bear Drive-in site behind Lowe's on East Songsmith Drive. The...
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Delaware goes more than a week without a death tied to Covid-19

According to the Delaware Division of Public Health's weekly report, Delaware has gone more than a week without a death from Covid-19 complications.  The seven-day average of new positive cases moved up to 28 as...
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Saint Francis’ parent makes Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory

Saint Francis parent Trinity Health announced that effective immediately, the nationwide health ministry will require all colleagues, clinical staff, contractors, and those conducting business in its health care facilities to be vaccinated against Covid-19. A...