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Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Three additional deaths, 300 new cases in Wednesday Covid-19 report

Delaware reported three new deaths in the Wednesday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health. One individual each from New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties passed away. The information is current as of Tuesday night. The...
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Administration will keep eye on case data after opting for 30% restaurant capacity cap

Gov. John Carney said public health officials will continue to monitor Covid-19 case data after a controversial move to limit capacity in restaurants and bars to 30 percent. The administration has drawn fire for the...
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Covid-19 hospitalization surge continues with 5 deaths reported

Delaware continues to see a rising number of Covid-19-related hospitalizations. In its Tuesday report,  the  Delaware Division of Public Health reported 185 hospitalizations as of Monday night, well below the peak figure of 337 in...
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With fed funding restored, Rite Aid will still offer free Covid ...

With federal funds restored, Rite Aid reversed an earlier announcement today of an expanded Covid-19 testing program that would come with a $115 cost. Now, the pharmacy chain will offer free tests to those as...
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Four coronavirus cases reported at Milford youth detention center

Two additional youth residing at Stevenson House Detention Center, Milford,  have tested positive for coronavirus, the Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families announced Monday. The number of cases is now four. The...
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Maryland governor steps up Covid-19 enforcement, education efforts

Maryland Gov.  Larry Hogan Monday announced the launch of a  compliance, education, and enforcement operation aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus. The operation will have more of a focus on enforcement than efforts in...
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Video: AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 90% effective in one trial, with deep freeze storage...

An interim analysis of clinical trials in Brazil and the United Kingdom show a coronavirus vaccine co-developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University is up to 90 percent effective. It's the third such announcement, with both...
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Carney announces $45 million Higher Ed Relief Fund

Gov. John Carney has announced a $45 million  Higher Education Relief Fund. Funding will come from the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible institutions include University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware...
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4 deaths, 362 positive cases reported in Monday Covid-19 report

In its Monday  report, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported four new deaths as the number of new cases dropped to 362, down from  486 on Sunday and 504 in the Saturday report. Of...
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New Castle County releases revised Covid-19 test schedule as holiday approaches

New Castle County announced a revised New Castle County Covid-19 pop-up testing site schedule. The testing sites are free and available to anyone regardless of symptoms. Tests are self-administered saliva-based while maintaining social distancing. Families...