More "One Year" Coverage

Carney reflects on a year of COVID in Delaware

DOVER — It’s been a rough 12 months since the start of the pandemic for everyone. For Gov. John Carney, the lowest point came in late April. At that point, it had been a bit more than …

Hard lessons: Delaware educators look back and ahead at schools

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s “how important it is for the students to have the schools as a resource and a base for their own stability,” said Gary Henry, dean of …

Behind all the numbers: Delaware epidemiologists use stats to guide COVID policy

DOVER — A sea of numbers, presented in charts, bar graphs and maps shaded by ZIP codes, is updated daily on the Delaware Division of Public Health’s website.

Area museums feel the sting of coronavirus

From restaurants, bars and movie theaters to barber shops and boutiques, few industries were immune to the global pandemic. Museums even have felt the pinch. The Delaware Aviation Museum based …

Pandemic becomes personal

While some people have fretted over trivial things like wearing face masks and social distancing over the past year, doctors and nurses throughout Delaware have come face to face with COVID-19 daily, all the while fearful of transmitting the virus to family members at home.
Commentary: Teachers overcome pandemic’s challenges and limitations

With the initial and sudden onset of COVID-19-era teaching, the shift to digital learning compares to being knocked over by a rogue wave.   With almost zero notice for preparation, …

Commentary: Public employees keep services going during pandemic

Commentary: COVID-19 sucker punched Delaware’s vibrant music scene, but it’s not a TKO

At A Glance
A timeline of COVID-19 in Delaware

The state of emergency expires today.

COVID-19 deaths nationally

Data depicts the more than 500,000 deaths due to COVID-19 since last year.


Kent County Levy Court presents Food Bank of Delaware with million-dollar donation

DOVER – Kent County Levy Court President Terry L. Pepper presented a $1 million check to the Food Bank of Delaware on Thursday to assist with the Building Hope in Milford Capital Campaign. …
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New COVID variant discovered in Delaware for first time

A new variant of COVID-19 — BA.2.86 — has been identified in a specimen provided to the Delaware Public Health Laboratory, the Department of Health and Social Services announced Tuesday.
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Delaware COVID numbers fluctuate amid nationwide uptick

Despite a nationwide surge in new cases of COVID-19, virus totals have been sporadic in the First State.

Delaware offering incentives to vaccine-friendly businesses

DOVER — The state continued to roll out its COVID-19 vaccination incentive program Wednesday with information on how Delaware small businesses can earn grants of up to $5,000 on those that …
UM Shore Regional Health

Team members’ work during pandemic is celebrated

EASTON – UM Shore Regional Health’s senior leadership team recently hosted post-COVID luncheons for team members in each of the five counties UM SRH serves — Caroline, Dorchester, …