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Results of PFAS exposure study show New Castle residents' blood levels above national average

New Castle area residents exposed to a toxic group of chemicals are learning how much remains in their bodies.

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Technical error delays unemployment benefits for some self-employed

A recent technical error is delaying unemployment checks for many Delawareans still waiting for relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Blood Bank of Delmarva saw a recent spike in out-of-state plasma donations.  But, its blood supplies are still below the normal level.

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Demonstrators in Dover are the latest to protest the deaths of George Floyd and others at the hands of the police. 

Protesters made their way around the state capital Sunday, voicing their displeasure until a curfew was put in place at 9 p.m. after two stores at Dover Mall were looted.

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Delaware COVID-19 numbers saw little movement Sunday.

 

State health officials reported 5 new deaths, bringing the state’s death toll since the pandemic began to 366. 

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A number of elected officials made their way to Market Street Sunday morning to examine the damage done during Saturday night’s distructive protests.

Gov. John Carney was among them.

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A day of peaceful protest in Wilmington Saturday over the killing of George Floyd by a Minnesota police officer turned destructive as night fell. Businesses started cleaning up Sunday morning. 

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Delawareans joined protests across the country Saturday over the death of an unarmed black man in police custody.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New COVID-19 related deaths in the First State fell back into the single digits Saturday.

 

State health officials reported 5 new deaths after 11 were added to the state’s death toll Friday.

A federal judge rejected a pastor request for a temporary restraining order to lift parts of Delaware’s COVID-10 restrictions on communities of worship.

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As the state struggles to reach its goal of 80,000 COVID-19 tests per month, it is encouraging some businesses to get employees tested regularly. It is unclear whether they will do so. 


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Gov. John Carney’s office issued further guidance today for summer camps and summer school programs – which are slated to remain closed as the state begins phase one of its formal reopening plan next week.

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