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Funland to reopen rides on July 10 under pass system

Delaware's iconic Funland amusement park on the Rehoboth boardwalk will be open for rides on Friday,  June 10. The State of Delaware had held back on amusement park rides, due to concerns about Covid-19 spread....
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Covid-19 cluster at Sussex Correctional grows to 58

The DOC today announced that it is combatting a 58-case cluster of inmate Covid-19 cases at Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI)  Georgetown. Most inmates had no symptoms.   All inmates have been issued facemasks and SCi  is...
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Nanticoke hospital’s cancer center partners with Associates in Radiation Medicine

The Peninsula Regional Health System and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Allen Cancer Center announced  a partnership with the Associates in Radiation Medicine (ARM).   Salisbury-based Peninsula and Seaford-based Nanticoke earlier merged. Peninsula Regional has had a long-standing partnership...
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Correction Department reports three inmates testing positive for Covid-19

 The Delaware Department of Correction reported three inmates with ties to Sussex County tested positive for Covid-19.   The county has seen a higher incidence of coronavirus than New Castle or Kent County.    The following cases were...
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In Coastal Sussex County you can still have a drink but no bellying up...

The following are provisions of the governor's emergency order governing bars and taprooms in Coastal Sussex County, courtesy of the Delaware Restaurant Association. Effective July 3, 2020 at 8 a.m. E.D.T. the following additional restrictions...
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Georgetown whipping post to be removed, placed in storage

Historian remembers seeing public use of  cat-o-nine-tails An ugly reminder of the state's past will be removed from a public site in Georgetown. The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post...
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3 Rehoboth lifeguards test positive for Covid-19

Three Rehoboth Beach lifeguards have tested positive for  Covid-19. "We believe at this time there was very little contact with the public," said Rehoboth Police Chief Keith Banks. He noted  that the lifeguards spend most...
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Another site added for beach restaurant industry Covid-19 testing

Another testing site for Sussex County hospitality industry staffers has been announced,  Beebe Healthcare, in partnership with the Delaware Restaurant Association, will host a free car-based COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to...
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Wave of dining closings in Dewey spreads to Rehoboth with Blue Hen reporting...

The Blue Hen restaurant in Rehoboth closed temporarily on Saturday after two staff members tested positive for Covid-19. The restaurant issued the following on Saturday afternoon via Facebook. "Today we learned that 2 people on our...
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Delaware reports second day without Covid deaths while awaiting beach ...

Delaware went another day without additional deaths from coronavirus, according to Friday night figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The number of positive cases rose by 74, in line with previous days. Nearly 11,100...