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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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Tech glitch leads to some gig workers getting OK for jobless benefits before...

A state  Labor Department computer glitch led to a   number of self-employed and "gig"  workers filing getting a notice that money was coming when instead their jobless claim was still under review. Last week...
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Delaware National Guard undertakes COVID-19 testing mission

The Delaware National Guard continued its community-based testing mission which resulted in thousands of Delawareans to get checked for COVID-19.   About 25 soldiers and airmen of the Delaware National Guard have been working since last...
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Governor releases guide to Phase 2 openings

Gov. John Carney offered more details on the previously announced plans for Phase 2 reopening.   Phase 2 becomes effective at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 15. Retail establishments, restaurants and other businesses that were permitted...
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Carney rejects Trump Administration request to send National Guard to Washington, D.C.

Delaware Gov. John Carney rejected a request to send National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., citing what he viewed as heated rhetoric of President Donald Trump and an ill-defined mission. Carney's spokesman Jonathan Starkey issued...
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Carney talks about Phase 2 opening, protests and coronavirus

Personal care business ban  to be lifted on June 8 Gov. John Carney announced that Phase 2 of the state's reopening process is now slated  to begin on June 15. Carney also announced that personal care...
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Delaware coronavirus dashboard – Deaths rise by 7 to 375

The interactive dashboard at the bottom of this page comes courtesy of the Delaware Division of Health. The dashboard also offers interactive features that allow the user to drill down on metrics, such as the...
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Division of Health offers details on contact tracing visits

Delaware Division of Health Community Health employees are conducting contact tracing and case investigations. The department, worried about scam artists who might pose as health care workers, spelled out details of how the teams will...
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Carney appoints advisory group to plan for possible 2nd wave of coronavirus

Gov. John Carney on Monday signed Executive Order #39, creating a Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee to plan for a potential resurgence of COVID-19 in the fall. The formation of the group comes as the state...
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Newark based biopharma manufacturing institute gets $8.9 million coronavirus grant

The National Institute for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing (NIIMBL), Newark,  received $8.9 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce‚Äôs National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This award will fund projects that will support the...
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Giving back: COVID fund gets $500,000 challenge grant; JPMorgan Chase tech donation; Beebe...

Longwood Foundation offers $500,000 challenge grant for COVID-19 fund The Longwood Foundation is offering a new $500,000 challenge grant to the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, giving donors the opportunity to double the impact of...