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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Updated: Hotel DuPont among the lodging establishments temporarily closed

A number of hotels  have stopped taking reservations in northern Delaware,  as occupancy rates plummet due to the coronavirus pandemic. On the list is the historic Hotel duPont. The Hotel duPont's reservations page reported that...

Coronavirus news roundup: Delaware business owner secures masks; Sallie Mae’s Food Bank donation; DRBA’s...

Delaware is among the states that will receive masks, thanks to the work of a local business owner A truckload of about 600,000 ear-loop face masks are slated to arrive at the D&S Warehouse near...

Delware raises its grade to an ‘A’ grade in national...

A project reporting the coronavirus pandemic now gives  Delaware an "A" grade as the state reported double the number of tests that were previously reported. The  COVID Tracking Project collects information from 50 US states, the...

ChristianaCare confirms coronavirus cases but declines to offer details

ChristianaCare, Delaware's largest private employer and one of the nation'ss 30 largest health systems, has confirmed that members of its staff have tested positive for coronavirus. The system declined to provide details, including the number...

Carney’s latest coronavirus order closes child care centers that don’t serve ‘essential...

Gov. John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as emergency child care sites. The designation is designed...

State of Delaware tightens staff screening rules for high risk businesses and recommends ...

Gov. John Carney and Delaware Division of Public Health Director Karyl T. Rattay, are requiring that high-risk businesses screen employees daily for signs of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The state also strongly recommends that  other businesses and...

Viewpoint: Pandemic panicked politicians threaten freedom & economy

By David Stevenson Stevenson is the  Policy Director of the Caesar Rodney Institute, a public policy group based near Newark. The views expressed here do not reflect those of Delaware Business Now. Time will tell whether...

No popping of champagne corks after a record month

Hello everyone, We had a record month at Delaware Business Now. Pageviews were double the record month of January and nearly four times the number recorded in March 2018. Our Alexa ranking now has  Delaware Business Now...

Not everyone is on board with emergency declarations

Hello everyone, Yesterday, one reader objected to the use of the following sentence in yesterday’s column. “A few claim (Governor)  Carney’s action was unconstitutional. This may be the same crowd that believes coronavirus is no more...

Five hospitalized after a cluster of coronavirus cases is found at Brandywine...

The state Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) announced that a second care facility in Delaware has multiple coronavirus cases. Six residents of a memory care unit of HarborChase in north Wilmington have tested...