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Uptick continues in Covid-19 cases, hospital stays

According to the dashboard from the Delaware Division of Public Health, Delaware's rate of positive Covid-19 cases rose to 1.7% this week, following a low of  1% earlier in the summer. The higher case rate...
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U.S. District Attorney won’t refile charges against former Wilmington Trust executives

The U.S. District Attorney for Delaware has decided not to retry a case involving former Wilmington Trust President Robert Harra and three associates. "In my judgment, the practical implications of the Third Circuit’s opinion and...
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Trending: Delaware sees uptick in Covid-19 cases, hospital stays

Delaware saw a modest uptick in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations during the past week as the state passed the 70% adult vaccination milestone. State public health officials warned that the virus remains a threat and...
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UK study shows alternating Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines produces strong immune response

According to researchers managing a University of Oxford-led Com-COV study, alternating doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines generated robust immune responses against Covid-19. If trials from the United Kingdom continue to show a similar...
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Delaware within two-tenths of a percent in achieving 70% adult vaccination goal

Delaware is two-tenths of a percent away from reaching the 70% percent benchmark set by the Biden-Harris administration. As of tonight, 69.8%  of the state's over 18 population has received at least one Covid-19 vaccination...
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Weekly Covid-19 report: New daily cases drop; Delta (India) variant not yet widespread

In its weekly analysis,  the  Delaware Division of Public Health reported the percentage of positive coronavirus tests hovered around one percent as hospitalizations fell below 25. Vaccinations of adults are now are on track to...
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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...