Delaware tripledemic

State confirms first flu case for 2022-23 season

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Health

  Note: A previous version of this story said a child also had the flu, but the Division of Public Health announced Wednesday afternoon that was a mistake.  A Kent County woman diagnosed with flu has launched Delaware into the 2022-23 flu season, setting off the annual call for people to be vaccinated. The 32-year-old Kent County woman diagnosed with …

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

Betsy PriceGovernment & 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 …