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Coronavirus State of Emergency extended for another month

As expected, Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days as the state moves to reopen schools. “The precautions you’re taking are working. We are beating COVID-19, but...
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CompassRed, New Castle county partner on Covid-19 poop results dashboard

New Castle County last month unveiled a  new online coronavirus sewer monitoring dashboard. The county entered into a partnership with data company CompassRed to provide a detailed solution for county residents to monitor Covid-19 particles...
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Rate of positive Covid-19 cases stays at 4.6% with hospitalizations...

The Monday coronavirus summary from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed a further decline in hospitalizations as the percentage of tests to positive cases remained at 4.6 A total of 108 positive cases were...
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Business people: ChristianaCare, Dover Motorsports, Lyons, DRBA, Sussex County, State of Delaware

ChristianaCare CEO  named to board of hospital group The American Hospital Association elected Janice E. Nevin, MD, to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The Board of Trustees has ultimate...
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Two Delaware organizations get federal funding for Covid-19 gap loans

U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester announced that the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration  awarded  $1.8 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants  for revolving loan funds that...
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Maryland governor issues Covid-19 travel advisories for a few ‘high risk’...

Family events seen as a risk factor in contact tracing efforts Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state will issue health advisories for a few "high-risk states."  He also reported that family gatherings show...
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Sinnott steps down as CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare; Harvath named interim president

Daniel Sinnott, CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare, is resigning after nearly three years of leading the Wilmington hospital. Effective July 31, Brandon Harvath, who currently serves as chief operating officer of Saint Francis Healthcare, will...
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Astra Zeneca enters into cancer drug deal with potential value of $6 billion

AstraZeneca  entered into a new global development and commercialization agreement with Japan-based Daiichi Sankyo Company for a promising chemotherapy drug. The agreement has a potential value of $6 billion. AstraZeneca employs about 1,500 in administrative and...
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Beebe, Intraprise launch Google, Apple coronavirus screening app

Beebe Healthcare has partnered with Intraprise Health to launch the Beebe Healthcare Covid -19 Screening Tool on both Apple Store and Android Google Play Store. Beebe is based in Lewes and has locations in...
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3 members of Dover church test positive for Covid-19; testing event slated

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is asking those attending t a Dover church to get testing for Covid-19. A testing event at the church that is also open to the public is...