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Delaware reports its COVID-19 numbers are still on the rise

The First State sees another jump in new COVID-19 cases and virus-related deaths The 591 cases reported in Delaware Saturday is second only to the 656 reported November 19.

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Nemours and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and other hospitals across the country are encouraging people to Mask Up once again.

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Delaware State University presented its FY 2022 budget to the Office of Management and Budget last week
and it’s asking for more operating and capital funds.

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The state of Delaware is giving a chunk of its federal coronavirus relief funding to local colleges and universities.

The $45 million Higher Education Relief Fund will be split amongst seven higher education institutions in the First State.

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COVID-19 cases in the state prison system continue to grow.

Dept. of Correction officials report Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna is seeing substantial spike.  Another 129 inmates across four buildings there have tested positive this week.

The New Castle County Council is expected to introduce an ordinance Tuesday night to increase the size of the county police department.

The plan is to expand the force from 400 to 415 officers to address population growth in the county south of the C&D Canal.

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Another First State school district is temporarily returning its schools to full virtual learning.  

Christina School District announced Monday it is moving all students back to remote learning starting Tuesday – and they’ll stay there through December 4th.

Delawareans joined a nationwide caravan to demand COVID relief, and to mourn the 250,000 people dead from the virus.

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New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer toured the new Delaware Data Innovation Lab created to help fight COVID-19 with the backing  of county CARES Act money.

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Delaware State University students leave for the Thanksgiving holiday this week and will conclude the fall semester entirely online, but university officials say they hope to bring more students on campus in the spring.  

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Three recent acts of harassment and bullying against members of the Lewes/Rehoboth LGBTQ community have community leaders asking - why?