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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Weekly Covid update: New cases, hospitalizations show modest decline

The weekly report from the Delaware Division of Public Health shows a gradual decline in new Covid-19 cases as the number of vaccinations increase. The seven-day average of new positive cases fell to  391.6 from...

$75 million in state support for health care facilities announced

More than $75 million in financial support for Delaware hospitals, long-term care facilities, and State of Delaware-operated round-the-clock facilities was announced this week. Funding can be used to make recruitment and retention payments to Delawareans working...

Steel company to build turbine bases for wind project off the DE-MD coast

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday  joined Ørsted and Crystal Steel in Caroline County on the state's Eastern Shore to announce Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center. “The entire mission of my administration has been...

Covid update: No new deaths as daily cases remain around 400

Delaware is having trouble getting off the plateau when it comes to new Covid-19 cases. The daily total of new cases has remained 400 or more since mid-September, despite a growing percentage of the...

Trending – Bidens end long weekend in Delaware by attending nephew’s wedding...

President Joe Biden flew out of New Castle Airport at mid-afternoon on Monday after a long weekend at his home near Greenville.  Before flying out Monday afternoon, Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attended the...

AstraZeneca releases more data pointing to positive results for Covid antibody injection

AstraZeneca released more data indicating its AZD7442 long-acting antibody shot led to a reduction in deaths in non-hospitalized patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms. A total of 90% of participants in the late-stage study were from populations...

Covid-19 update: 2 new deaths and a 7,000 dose surge in vaccinations

Two new deaths from Covid-19  were reported in the Wednesday update from the Delaware Division of Public Health.   The report showed  a vaccination surge with  7,000 doses of vaccine, well above the 2,000 or fewer...

Dover Raceway event to combine vaccinations with laps on the Monster Mile

One of the big success Covid-19  stories this year came with mass vaccinations at Dover International Speedway. The  Delaware  Division of Public Health hopes to capture some of that magic with the  Race to End...

Our view: Beebe’s vaccination tightrope

Good afternoon, Beebe Healthcare CEO David Tam walks a tightrope. The health care executive and Navy veteran gets high marks for his leadership at the coastal Sussex health care system. Seeing a crisis in the making,...

AstraZeneca to pay $560,000 to Hispanic and female workers in wage discrimination case

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs entered into a conciliation agreement with AstraZeneca to resolve alleged race and gender-based pay discrimination affecting 318 female and Hispanic employees working out of...
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