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Delaware Public Media Novel Coronavirus coverage

This page offers all of Delaware Public Media's ongoing coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak and how it is affecting the First State. 

Check here regularly for the latest new and information.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

As racial disparities in the impact of COVID-19 gain attention nationwide, the First State is moving to collect more information about the racial breakdown of its cases. 


State of Delaware

Delaware reported 4 new deaths and 93 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday. 

Delaware Public Media

Delaware continues to shed jobs during the coronavirus crisis.  

The state saw about the same number of new jobless claims last week as it did the week before.



The Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD) wants to hear from anyone who has recovered from COVID-19.

It has started a special convalescent plasma donation program for people who have recovered to help treat patients with advanced COVID-19 infections.


Delaware drivers are getting more relief on their auto insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Delaware Department of Insurance said major companies like Geico and Allstate have agreed to refund or credit prepaid premiums in response.