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The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Business Roundtable back President Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers, large employers, and health care staff.

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The University of Delaware enacts new COVID-19 protocols for those who attend events at the university later this week.

 


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The city of Lewes may join the state in requiring vaccinations or weekly testing for its employees.

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Cities in Delaware continue to weigh the use of mask and vaccine mandates.

 

And the state's capital is among them.


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The FDA granted full approval to the Pfizer COVID vaccine on Monday.

 

And the state hopes that eases the minds of some vaccine hesitant Delawareans.


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State health officials say Delaware is ready to distribute the newly recommended COVID booster shots pending FDA approval. 


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Gov. John Carney is bringing back mask mandates for schools and state facilities.


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Nemours Children’s Health is joining other Delaware health care providers requiring the COVID vaccine among staff. 

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Cases of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 are rising statewide.

 

But Gov. John Carney still won’t commit to mandating vaccines for state employees.


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It’s time to start wearing your face mask indoors again, even if you’ve already been vaccinated against COVID-19.


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ChristianaCare joins health systems from around the country requiring staff to take the COVID vaccine. 

Coronavirus cases are rising nationwide. And in Delaware, Sussex County is facing the largest increases, prompting speculation about renewed restrictions.


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A recent University of Delaware graduate is a big winner in the state’s COVID vaccine incentive lottery.

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Fewer than one in ten Delawareans who started a two-dose COVID vaccine missed their second shot. That’s better than the nationwide average.

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Delaware reaches a major COVID vaccination milestone.

The CDC says 70.1% of residents over 18 have received at least one vaccine dose.

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Spread of COVID-19 remains low in Delaware as the state nears a 70 percent first dose vaccination rate. 

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Gov. John Carney admits “it’s going to be tight” as Delaware tries to vaccinate 70 percent of its population by July 4th. 

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It’s still not quite clear when Gov. John Carney intends to end the state’s COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration.

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Gov. John Carney announced the first round of small businesses giving out incentives as part of his vaccine incentive program.


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A group of Republican lawmakers filed a bill forcing universities to allow unvaccinated students to attend school in-person this fall.


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State officials continue to promote the COVID vaccine and increased the number of Delawareans getting shots.


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The First State continues efforts to boost its vaccination numbers.

State health officials announce four standing clinics are now open, offering COVID vaccine shots with or without an appointment.

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Both of Delaware’s major universities will require students to be vaccinated in order to return to campus this fall.

   

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The First State will take a significant step forward in reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic later this month, lifting capacity restrictions on most indoor venues.

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State officials say the federal pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine use will have only a marginal effect on vaccine distribution locally—if it is not an extended pause.


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More Delawareans are getting in the queue now that COVID vaccine eligibility is expanded to all ages 16 and above.


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Delaware State University hosts a vaccination event Wednesday as it sets lofty goals for the amount of students, faculty, and staff to be vaccinated.

 

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Delaware’s capacity restrictions for indoor businesses remain in place as neighboring states open things up a bit.


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Delaware is expanding vaccine eligibility again.

Gov. John Carney says starting April 6 all Delawareans 16 and over can register for the state’s vaccination waiting list.


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The state is easing some pandemic-related restrictions, but leaving others in place.

Gov. John Carney’s office announced Monday afternoon it is raising the cap on outdoor gatherings to 150 people.

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