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Monday, January 24, 2022

Blood Bank hit by headwinds that include Omicron-related cancellations and low turnout...

On National Blood Donor Month, the Blood Bank of Delmarva continues to call for more donors. The region’s blood supply continues to be threatened by low donor turnout and blood drive cancellations due to surging...

Dover Air Force Base orders Covid-related restrictions

Dover Air Force Base, one of Delaware's largest employers, has moved to teleworking, occupancy restrictions and curbs on the size of gatherings. Citing Delaware...

Indoor masking order returns on Tuesday as Covid cases surge

More National Guard members mobilized to aid struggling  hospitals  Gov. John Carney on Monday signed a revision to the State of Emergency declaration, requiring Delawareans to wear masks in indoor public settings, including convenience stores,...

State’s hospitals now operating in crisis care mode

The state's acute care hospitals,  ChristianaCare, Bayhealth, TidalHealth Nanticoke, and Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic—Saint Francis Hospital, announced today they are now operating under Crisis Standards of Care. "Due to the dramatic increase of Covid-19 infection in...

UD resumes in-person Winter Session classes despite Covid case surge

The University of Delaware is resuming in-person Winter Session classes after a one-week pause tied to the soaring number of Covid-19 cases. "While the University of Delaware is continuing to evaluate and escalate measures to...

43 recent Covid-19 deaths reported as health division works through data backlog

The Delaware Division of Public Health on Friday reported 35 recent deaths from Covid-19 and another nine from a review of vital statistics records. The vast majority of those dying from...

Covid update: Record number of hospitalizations, new daily cases

One in five Delawareans have tested positive for the virus The Division of Public Health reported a daily positive case total for Thursday, Jan. 6 of 4,327, shattering the...
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New Castle County to hand out Covid test kits on Saturday

New Castle County announced the distribution of 6,000 antigen Covid-19 self-test kits to New Castle County residents. Kits will be distributed on Saturday, January 8th beginning at 10 a.m. at...

Covid update: Hospitalizations rise to 666

In its Thursday Covid-19 summary, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported a 666 hospitalizations and 70 people in critical condition. The other numbers No...

Federal funeral cost assistance for Delaware families of Covid victims totals nearly $4.8 million

The Federal Emergency Management Agency reported that 757 grieving Delaware families whose loved ones died from Covid-19 received help with funeral costs. Eligibility determinations are based...
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