Delaware Coronavirus COVID-19 News

Fed funding to help vaccinate under-served communities

Three community based healthcare organizations in Delaware will be sharing $640,000 in grant funding to expand COVID vaccinations in under-served communities.

Mike Phillips
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 13:30:00 -0500

New Years Day Rose Parade will feature a tribute to a deceased Wilmington teen

Sixteen-year-old Leah Wahl was full of love, nursing plants back to life when they were almost dead, and being the friend that everyone wished they had.

Rachel Suga
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 23:10:00 -0500

3 pre-winter viruses swirl across Del.; State plots strategy

Protecting lives and health of Delawareans and preserving hospital capacity remain the chief goals of Delaware health officials heading into a winter where at least three viruses will be a concern.

Mark Fowser
Mon, 14 Nov 2022 16:15:00 -0500

Sen. Carper tests positive for COVID-19

Delaware's senior Senator has canceled a planned trip to the UN climate conference in Egypt after testing positive for coronavirus.

Mark Fowser
Wed, 09 Nov 2022 12:20:00 -0500

Gov. Carney extends Public Health Emergency

Governor Carney formally extended the Public Health Emergency order today, adding another 30 days to allow the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs.

Rachel Suga
Thu, 13 Oct 2022 15:27:00 -0400

Religious freedom case plays out in Del. Court of Chancery

A Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor is considering arguments raised during a three-hour hearing on a religious freedom case that resulted from restrictions imposed early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mark Fowser
Tue, 11 Oct 2022 13:43:00 -0400

Declines continue in Delaware COVID cases

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said for the second month in a row the number of hospitalizations, test positivity rates, and the 7-day average of new cases related to COVID, have declined.

Mike Phillips
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 12:35:00 -0400

Delaware hopes to make bivalent COVID boosters available by next week

Delaware health officials said they are preparing to distribute COVID-19 bivalent boosters as early as next week if they receive CDC approval.

Sean Greene
Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:38:00 -0400

Delaware reaches CDC's 'high' COVID-19 community level, DPH encouraging indoor mask use

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has placed all three Delaware counties in its "high" category for community spread and is encouraging indoor mask use in public settings.

Sean Greene
Fri, 29 Jul 2022 18:55:00 -0400

VIDEO | Biden emerges from COVID isolation, tells public: Get shots

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden ended his COVID-19 isolation on Wednesday, telling Americans they can “live without fear” of the pandemic if they take advantage of booster shots and treatments, the protections he credited with his swift recovery.

Chris Megerian & Darlene Superville | Associated Press
Wed, 27 Jul 2022 14:06:00 -0400