The University of Delaware is requiring students and staff to wear a mask for the first two weeks of the fall semester.

UD requires masks for two weeks to battle surge

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

  The University of Delaware is asking students, staff and faculty to wear masks for the first two weeks of school to try to avoid a start-of-term COVID-19 surge. The university also announced Thursday that an employee had been diagnosed with monkeypox, was isolating at home and that the person and the university were working with the state Division of …

State pleads for patience as it tries to get vaccine into as many arms as possible

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines, Health

  With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations decreasing and vaccinations increasing, Delaware now faces the crisis of not having enough vaccinations for everyone who wants them. Gov. John Carney said Tuesday night that the state is now seeing about 600 new cases per day on a 7-day average. That number has dropped from the 800-plus it was at the start of …