The number of people in Delaware to have died from COVID-19 has topped 1,000.d has died from COVID-19.day night that 11,274 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered.

Public Health: Delta variant is dominant strain of virus in Delaware

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is causing a rising number of cases.   The COVID-19 delta variant is now the predominant strain of the coronavirus in Delaware, The Division of Public Health said in a Friday press release.  Variants are mutations of the virus, including changes to the spikes on the surface of the virus. Some variants are more transmissible …

State narrows gap between stats and Fourth of July vaccination goal

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  Delaware is sitting at 69.8% of the eligible population vaccinated.   Delaware is thisclose to making its Fourth of July goal to give at least one dose of vaccine to 70% of those eligible to take them. The state said in a press release Monday afternoon that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 69.8% of Delawareans …

Delaware is opening more slots for second vaccines at its FEMA event in DOVD

Carney unsure state can meet July vaccination goal; will end weekly COVID pressers

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

    Gov. John Carney said Tuesday that he’s optimistic but not sure the state can vaccinate enough Delawareans before the Fourth of July to do its part to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of having 70% of Americans with at least one dose of vaccine. But the number of COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths are declining so steadily, Carney …

Delaware expects to get Johnson & Johnson vaccine as early as March 5.

No deaths from COVID-19 reported in last week; where to be tested, vaccinated

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

Delaware’s COVID-19 new cases, percentage of cases testing positive and hospitalizations all continue to fall, as the state widens ways to get vaccines near your home. Of note: No additional deaths were reported in the last week, with 1,679 Delawareans having died from the virus. As of Thursday, the state has had a total of 109,501 positive cases of COVID-19 …

The FEMA mass vaccination site in Dover opened Sunday.

State bearing down on 70% vaccination mark for Fourth of July

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Delaware only needs to vaccinate 2.5% of the state’s eligible people to hit its goal.   As Delaware nears its Fourth of July goal of having at least 70% of those eligible have at least one vaccine shot, state officials on Tuesday unveiled guidance for colleges and universities and illustrated the danger that COVID-19 poses to adolescence.  During the state’s …

Friday’s COVID-19 numbers illustrate continuing decline in COVID-19 cases

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  And the good news keeps coming. On Friday, 51 people were hospitalized in Delaware because of COVID-19. And only 48 new cases were reported on a seven-day average. The numbers illustrate the decline in the number of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths. As of Thursday, a state Division of Public Health press release said, there have been 109,005 positive …

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TownSquare LIVE Weekly Review – June 3, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week  Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate  Most traditional Fourth of July fireworks displays are on this year  Who knew having a U.S. president meant traffic woes when he comes home?  Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real First State summer crowd  Need …

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Delaware’s vaccine goal in June: Adding 17,000 more people

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines, Health

    Delaware wants to vaccinate 17,000 people between now and July 4 to meet the goal President Joe Biden has set to have 70% of the population vaccinated by the Fourth of July. Gov. John Carney says that means the state needs to vaccinate about 5,000 people a week for the next month. “And celebrate Independence Day like no …

With COVID cases lowest since August, first DE WINS! drawing Monday

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines, Health

The state has shifted from mass vaccination events to smaller focused ones at festivals and gatherings.   The average of daily new cases of COVID-19 has dropped to 74, the lowest since August, with Delaware’s new prizes-for-vaccines program holding its first drawing Monday. The Delaware Division of Public Health said that among people who have been vaccinated, there have been …