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Delaware’s Chief Justice is extending the judicial emergency for another 30 days — holding the state’s courts at Phase 2 of their reopening plan

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The country broke its record for daily new cases of the coronavirus last week. The resurgence is causing one university in Delaware to think twice about its fall plan.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

No COVID-19 deaths were announced in Delaware again Monday.    The state’s death toll remains at 507 for a fifth straight day.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Positive COVID-19 cases in Delaware now top 11,000.  State health official announced 78 new cases Friday, bringing the total to 11,017 since March 11th. 

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Delaware’s Department of Correction (DOC) has accepted a gift of disposable masks from a celebrity prison reform group. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware’s COVID-19 death toll jumped by 69 Tuesday, lifting it over 500.  But Delaware’s Division of Public Health says the sharp rise is misleading.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware added 45 new COVID-19 cases to its total Monday. There were no new deaths.

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Health care providers are noting an increase in drug and alcohol abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic in a state where the overdose rate has risen steadily for years. 


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State health officials are warning about a possible flare–up of COVID-19 cases among teens participating in senior week this month.

 

The Division of Public Heath says at least 3 teens among a dozen staying at a Dewey Beach rental have tested positive for the virus.

Some youth and adult recreational sports tournaments in Delaware can start up again — and hair salons can soon double the number of people allowed inside. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Castle County now has the most COVID-19 cases to date in the First State.

State health officials announced Thursday 55 new cases bringing the overall total to 10,499 since March 11th. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware health officials announced two more COVID-19 related deaths and 41 new cases Wednesday.

That brings the state’s death toll from the virus to 426. 

State of Delaware

Gov. John Carney says he wants to see what happens with phase two before Delaware enters phase three of its rolling reopening.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware health officials report one more COVID-19 death and another 76 new positive cases Monday as the state begins phase two of its reopening plan.

Delaware Public Media

Efforts continue to increase Delaware’s capacity for widespread coronavirus testing and contract tracing. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Delawareans are recovering from COVID-19 while the latest positive case numbers and deaths remain low.

Delaware’s Public Health Division announced Thursday fifty new positive cases statewide.  The total now stands at 10,106 since March 11th.

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Leaders at Delaware hospitals say they’re looking take steps towards a return to normal while remaining prepared for a potential resurgence of COVID-19.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The state is continuing its coronavirus messaging as Delaware nears the second phase of its economy reopening. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware’s latest COVID-19 numbers send the state’s death toll over the 400 mark.  And, positive cases to date now surpass 10,000.

Delaware’s Public Health Division announced Tuesday twelve new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 410. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The First State has no new COVID-19-related deaths for the first time in two months.

Delaware’s Public Health Division announced Monday no deaths were reported Sunday. 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State health officials announced 72 more positive cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the total to 9,845 since March 11th. 

Museum Trustees Dick Carter & Mona Steele prepping atrium walls for paint (Museum Photo)

The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover reopened this week after being shuttered since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

And it will look different to visitors who return.

 


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

State health officials announced 27 more positive cases Friday, bringing the total to 9,773 since March 11th. 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

It’s another day of decreasing metrics related to the coronavirus in Delaware. 

Delaware Public Media

State officials offered plans Tuesday for the next phases of Delaware’s reopening.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware’s COVID-19 saw small upticks in deaths and new cases Tuesday.

 

State health officials reported 5 new deaths, bringing the state’s death toll since the pandemic began to 373.

Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

Public health officials are concerned this past weekend’s protests against police brutality and racial injustice could lead to increased spread of the virus locally. Meanwhile, some see the virus’ disparate impacts as one factor that led to the protests.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware’s known cases of COVID-19 grew by more than a hundred Monday as the state enters Phase 1 of its formal reopening plan. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 related deaths in the First State jumped by double digits Friday. It's the first time the state has seen more than ten deaths on a single day in nearly two weeks. 

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The state begins issuing emergency benefits to people receiving food assistance later this week, and state officials say new cards for families who now qualify for federal food benefits are in the mail. 


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