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Saturday, April 4, 2020

New Castle County executive signs coronavirus emergency ordinances into law

New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer signed emergency ordinances into law.  This came after submitting a proposed  Fiscal Year 2021 budget.  “We will continue to take decisive action to address this crisis, to keep our community and...

Governor tightens business restrictions, mentions weddings, funerals as events covered by the...

 Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday signed the ninth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, further limiting public gatherings and ordering essential businesses to take specific steps to enforce social distancing. Carney’s modified emergency order...

Death toll from coronavirus in Delaware rises by 1 to 11

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced an additional fatality related to coronavirus (COVID-19. In all, 11 Delawareans have passed away due to complications from COVID-19. The most recent death involves an 84-year-old male from Sussex County who was...

Cecil County reports first coronavirus death

Cecil County Health Department reported  17 confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus, and one virus-related fatality in Cecil County. The patient, who passed away on March 31, 2020, was a man in his 80s from the Elkton...

Medical supply donation location opens in Lewes

In order to provide needed medical supplies to the healthcare systems in Delaware, eBright Health ACO is hosting donation drop-off locations throughout the state.  Other locations will be announced. eBright is an organization comprised of...

Reports indicate Delaware elderly holding get-togethers despite coronavirus warnings

State Public Health Director Dr. Karyl  Rattay says coronavirus in Delaware is now in the "acceleration phrase,"  with the elderly especially vulnerable to an uptick in cases.  She said the increase was not unexpected but...

Unemployment claims in Delaware approach 19,000 mark

The Delaware Department of Labor is asking for patience as its system works to keep up with a flood of jobless claims. The advisory  comes as a report from the U.S. Department of Labor showed...

Coronavirus deaths increase to 10 with a total of 319 cases reported

The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Delaware  now stands at 319, compared to 264 on Monday night. The dashboard from the Delaware Division of Health shows the curve of new cases is steepening as...

Trending: Delaware issuing more guidance on ‘essential-nonessential’ businesses

Delaware officials plan to issue additional guidance as some businesses move to appointments or pick up services. This comes after the state allowed gunshops, pet daycare, and car dealers to stay open under an appointment...

Cecil County reports 16th coronavirus case

Cecil County has reported 16 cases of coronavirus, according to the Cecil County  Department of Health. The first case was disclosed a little more than a  week ago. No deaths have been reported. Maryland has reported...