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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Coronavirus cases near 600 mark as state gets shipment of testing kits

The number of  Delaware coronavirus cases hospitalizations skyrocketed on Saturday as the state received a long-sought shipment of testing kits that provide near-instant results. Figures from the Delaware Division of Health showed the number of...

Message from DMV: Don’t go to inspection lanes except in an emergency

The Delaware  DMV is asking motorists to not use inspection lanes for anything other than emergencies. Those showing up at a lane without a legitimate emergency may be turned away.  The process for newer vehicles involves...

Wilmington will offer helping hand to city businesses needing access to coronavirus assistance

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Economic Development Director Jeff Flynn said city  government  will help Wilmington business owners and nonprofits gain access to assistance and funding programs. Assistance is  being offered under the federal...

Need emergency funds for your business?: Here’s a list of sources

(Courtesy of the Delaware Division of Small Business) As of April 4. The federal CARES Act includes a $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program that provides forgivable loans for small businesses that keep workers employed. It also...

Update: State Police set up southern checkpoint after activity near Total Wine, Home Depot...

No tickets issued as motorists get heads up on  stay at home order Delaware State Police have offered details on a checkpoint Friday morning at the site of Total Wine and More,  and Home Depot...

Coronavirus cases rise to 450 with 2 additional deaths reported

 The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) disclosed two  additional fatalities related to coronavirus as the number of total cases jumped  by more than 50. Fourteen Delawareans passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Eight deaths are...

COVID-19 news & notes: Highmark’s $200K contribution; Saint Francis Hospital’s donation drop...

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware announced a $200,000 BluePrints for the Community contribution to the Delaware COVID-19 Emergency Response Initiative. The fund aims to meet the needs of the individuals, families and organizations that...

Vaughn inmates pivot from sewing prison clothing to making protective face masks

This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First...

A Saturday newsletter – What’s up with that?

Hello everyone, After seeing a cascade of news related to business and the coronavirus, we decided to roll out the first Saturday edition of the Delaware Business Now newsletter.  There are no plans to make a Saturday newsletter...

State reports 12 coronavirus deaths

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed an additional death related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The total number of cases is nearing 400. Twelve Delawareans have died due to complications from COVID-19.  Six deaths related...