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The two trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill passed the U.S. House and was signed by President Trump Friday, and Delaware officials believe it will help the state.

 

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The Senate passed a nearly two trillion dollar coronavirus relief bill that’s expected to quickly pass the House then get President Trump’s signature.

And Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons see many positives in it - including some for the First State.

 

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Pet shelters are making sure their pets are cared for - and adopted - during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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A company that donates computers to underserved communities is working to get people working at home the technology they need during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

The Food Bank of Delaware is working to help get food to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Last week, the Food Bank distributed almost 500,000 pounds of food to about 5,000 people at three drive-thru food distribution events in Wilmington, Dover, and Georgetown.

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Gov. John Carney announced a partnership with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to produce hand sanitizer for the state.

Hand sanitizer is in big demand during the coronavirus pandemic - and Dogfish Head is committing to use its distillery to produce some and make it available to the state government.


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Unemployment claims are skyrocketing during the coronavirus pandemic.

And Delaware Department of Labor is doing its best to keep up.

 

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Gov. Carney is launching an effort to help hospitality businesses seriously impacted by the coronavirus.

The HELP Program will provide financial relief for wide variety of hospitality industry businesses.

 


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As confirmed coronavirus cases rise throughout the state, Dover Air Force Base has declared a public health emergency.

The base’s Installation Commander Col. Matthew Jones issued the emergency order to protect the personnel and families on the base.

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As the coronavirus forces shops and restaurants to either close or cut back on operations, Gov. John Carney is requesting federal assistance for small businesses.

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