Number of COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Delaware

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

    The average daily number of new cases of COVID-19 in Delaware dropped by 50 in the last week, continuing a general decline in related numbers, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. The number of those fully vaccinated, now at 528,767, continues to creep up. As of Thursday, Delaware has had 141,717 cases of the virus. The …

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Those fired for refusing vaccine not eligible for unemployment benefits

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The Department of Labor said requirements for vaccines were reasonable in nature and clearly communicated.     The Delaware Department of Labor has ruled that employees terminated for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are not eligible to receive unemployment insurance.  According to Delaware law, claimants may not receive unemployment insurance if they have violated an employers’ policy that is …