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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Covid adult vaccination rate passes 69% mark as rate of positive cases stays at...

With the rate of positive tests hovering at around 1%, the Delaware Division of Public Health will move daily to a weekly schedule of Covid-19  updates beginning on Friday.   DPH will continue to operate its...
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Delaware vaccination total hits 1 million

Delaware reached a  milestone last week with more than one million doses of vaccine administered in the state.  The state is moving toward having 70%  of its adult population receiving at least one dose of...
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Cecil County Executive urges businesses to not require ‘vaccine passports’

Cecil County Executive Danielle Hornberger issued an executive order banning vaccine passports in county government buildings and strongly advised businesses not to check vaccination records. The first-term  Republican County Executive cited privacy reasons for the...
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$15 an hour minimum wage headed to the governor’s desk

Despite the presence of 10  last-minute amendments, the Delaware  House voted Thursday to raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The bill passed on a party-line vote. Click here for yes and no...
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Adults getting one dose of Covid vaccine hits 68.3% mark as state inches toward...

Delaware now has  68.3% of adults with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Delaware Division of Public Health.   That's within 1.7%  of...
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Delaware continues to trail neighboring states in reaching adult vaccination goal

(The page may be slow to load, due to graphic below) Delaware remains behind its neighbors in the rate of adult Covid-19  vaccinations. New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland have all have reached the 70 percent goal...
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Covid-19 update: Daily cases drop to record low

According to the Tuesday  report from the Delaware Division of Public Health, the number of new daily cases of Covid-19 fell to a pandemic low.   There had been worries that Memorial Day weekend parties might...
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More than 200 businesses get state grants for vaccine incentives

More than 200 Delaware small businesses will receive state grants up to $5,000 to reimburse them for the cost of providing incentives for vaccinated customers.  The small business grants are part of DE Wins! - a...
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Covid hospitalizations near record low

Delaware continues to see fewer Covid-19 cases as vaccinations increase and hospitalizations are at or near a record low. Vaccinations are not 100 percent effective, with more than  300 vaccinated individuals in Delaware contracting the...
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Delaware on track, but trails neighboring states in reaching 70% adult vaccination...

More than 55% of Delawareans have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to figures from Covid Act Now. (See interactive map below) As of Sunday, June 6, 67.4 percent of Delaware adults had...