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2 additional coronavirus-related deaths reported as rate of positive tests hovers near 7%

Delaware reported two additional deaths related to coronavirus, as of Friday night The information came from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The two victims dyng from  coronavirus complications were from  Sussex County, one in...
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Woodbridge High to close for 2 weeks after Covid-19 cases are reported

Woodbridge High School in Sussex County is closing for two weeks due to coronavirus  concerns and will reopen on  Nov.  9. ​​​​​​​According to a release,  several staff members/students at the high school tested positive for...
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AstraZeneca gets green light from US for coronavirus vaccine trials

Clinical trials for the AstraZeneca Oxford coronavirus vaccine, AZD1222, have resumed across the world with regulators in the US, UK, Brazil, South Africa and Japan confirming that it was safe to do so. The coronavirus...
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8 new Covid-19 deaths reported as rate of positive cases shows uptick

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported eight new deaths related to coronavirus on Friday. Of the eight individuals who died, four were from New Castle County, three were from Sussex County and one was...
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Bayhealth proposes $19 million project that would add beds at Sussex Campus

Bayhealth, the state's second-largest hospital system,  recently presented a Certificate of Public Review to the Delaware Health Resources Board requesting approval to add additional inpatient beds, as well as a C-section suite at Bayhealth...
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Covid-19 hospitalizations, rate of positive tests up again after a brief decline

Hospitalizations related to Covid-19  rose again, according to the latest figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The Delaware Division of Public Health reported 110 current hospitalizations (up 11 from the previous day), including...
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State announces $100 million relief program for healthcare providers

A $100 million state healthcare provider  relief program has been announced. The program will be funded from the federal CARES Act money and is aimed at providers that have absorbed the costs used in  dealing...
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Rate of positive Covid-19 positives remain at 6 percent; hospital stays still above...

The percentage of positive tests for coronavirus remained at  6 percent on Monday, up from 5.4 percent earlier on the month, but unchanged from Sunday,  the Delaware Division of Public Health reported. The average number...
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New Covid-19 cases, hospital stays remain at elevated level

In its weekly report, The Delaware Division of Public Health noted that the number of new daily coronavirus cases remains elevated, although the percentage of positive tests has declined. The seven-day average for the percentage...
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DE Relief, workforce training get boost with added county funding

An expansion has been announced for Delaware’s DE Relief program, and the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative. New Castle County has provided additional funding for both programs from its allocation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...