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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
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Covid-19 update: Rate of positive cases remains at 4.3 percent as 91...

In its Thursday report, The Delaware Division of Public Health reported the closely watched rate of new cases over seven days rose slightly to 4.3 percent. A total of 91 people tested positive. The number of...
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DuPont reports second quarter loss after writedown of value of transportation-related businesses

  DuPont reported a second-quarter loss while seeing double-digit gains in sales of protective materials used in the fight against Covid-19. The loss was largely the result of a non-cash writedown of the estimated value of...
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D.C travelers to Delaware put in quarantine category

Washington D.C. added Delaware to its list of high-risk states that would require travelers undergoing quarantine for 14 days. On Friday, Mayor Muriel  Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2020-081, with requirements for all people traveling into Washington,...
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Newark Alderman’s Court closed after staffer shows symptoms of Covid-19

Newark Alderman's Court, located at 220 South Main Street, is temporarily closed to the public  after a city employee reported symptoms consistent with Covid=19   Many staff members are self-isolating and the building will be closed to...
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Navient reports higher earnings in 2nd quarter

Navient reported higher earnings in the second quarter, despite challenges posed by  coronavirus. The student loan services company is based in Wilmington.  “The COVID-19 crisis continues to challenge our nation, customers and clients. We have actively...
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State says no to fans in the stands for Dover’s NASCAR weekend

The State of Delaware has turned down plans that called for fans to attend NASCAR weekend races at Dover International Speedway. While the six races at The Monster Mile will move forward, state officials did...
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Sallie Mae reports second quarter loss

  Student lender Sallie Mae reported a loss in the second quarter. The loss per share totaled 23 cents, driven by a $243 Million increase to the provision for credit losses, due to future impacts from...
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Delaware ranks in upper 1/3 in jobless claim drop while it deals...

A report from the WalletHub financial website has Delaware ranking 16th in the nation in the rate of economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The site noted that spikes in Covid-19 may threaten future job...
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Walmart to require face masks at all U.S. stores

Walmart will require customers to wear facemasks at its stores and Sam's Club locations, effective on July 20. The retailer has a distribution center in Smyrna, a Sam's in Dover and stores in all three...
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Updated: Search feature offers a look into Payroll Protection loans in Delaware, nationwide

The ProPublica nonprofit journalism site has issued a search feature on Payroll Protection Program loans in Delaware and nationwide. The site added the feature based on previously released spreadsheets from the Small Business Administration. Click here...