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  Archives:  July 2021

Positive Case Numbers Continue to Rise and Delta Variant Continues to Dominate

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

DOVER (July 30, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2021.   A total of 111,275 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 86

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

Legislation increases funding for students K – 3 eligible for basic special education services WILMINGTON, Del. –Governor John Carney signed House Bill 86 on Friday alongside members of the General Assembly, educators and advocates. This legislation provides increased funding for students kindergarten through third grade identified as eligible for basic special education services.  “Our goal […]




DNREC Honors Young Environmentalists, Volunteer of the Year, Youth Fishing Winner at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

At the Delaware State Fair in Harrington yesterday evening, Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three dedicated Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources, along with a DNREC Volunteer of the Year and this year’s winner of the annual Youth Fishing Tournament.




CONSUMER ALERT: Philips CPAP, BiPAP, Mechanical Ventilators Recalled

Captive | Captive Insurance | Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Devices being used to treat chronic conditions, COVID-19 Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has released a consumer alert for users of respiratory devices manufactured by Philips. An estimated 4 million Philips Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP or BiLevel PAP) devices, as well as mechanical ventilators manufactured before April 26, […]




Delaware High School Students Named “National Cyber Scholars”

Department of Education | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021

30,000 Students Across the Country Sought to Qualify for Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation   Wilmington, Del. — Delaware’s Governor John Carney, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke today announced that four of Delaware’s most promising high school students have earned the coveted title of […]






  Archives:  July 2021

Positive Case Numbers Continue to Rise and Delta Variant Continues to Dominate

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

DOVER (July 30, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on the most recent statistics related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, July 29, 2021.   A total of 111,275 positive cases of COVID-19 among Delaware residents have been reported to DPH since […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 86

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

Legislation increases funding for students K – 3 eligible for basic special education services WILMINGTON, Del. –Governor John Carney signed House Bill 86 on Friday alongside members of the General Assembly, educators and advocates. This legislation provides increased funding for students kindergarten through third grade identified as eligible for basic special education services.  “Our goal […]




DNREC Honors Young Environmentalists, Volunteer of the Year, Youth Fishing Winner at Delaware State Fair

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

At the Delaware State Fair in Harrington yesterday evening, Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored three dedicated Delaware students as DNREC’s Young Environmentalists of the Year for their work to protect, restore or enhance our state’s natural resources, along with a DNREC Volunteer of the Year and this year’s winner of the annual Youth Fishing Tournament.




CONSUMER ALERT: Philips CPAP, BiPAP, Mechanical Ventilators Recalled

Captive | Captive Insurance | Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021

Devices being used to treat chronic conditions, COVID-19 Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has released a consumer alert for users of respiratory devices manufactured by Philips. An estimated 4 million Philips Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP or BiLevel PAP) devices, as well as mechanical ventilators manufactured before April 26, […]




Delaware High School Students Named “National Cyber Scholars”

Department of Education | Department of Technology and Information | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2021

30,000 Students Across the Country Sought to Qualify for Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation   Wilmington, Del. — Delaware’s Governor John Carney, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke today announced that four of Delaware’s most promising high school students have earned the coveted title of […]