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  Archives:  December 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update – Dec. 31, 2021: Record Number of New Positive Cases, Current Hospitalizations

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 2021

DOVER, DE (Dec. 31, 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, Dec. 30, 2021. DPH reported the highest number of new positive daily cases since the start of the pandemic with […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 2021

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




Governor Carney to Issue State of Emergency to Fight COVID-19 Winter Surge

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a new State of Emergency declaration – effective Monday, January 3, 2022 – to combat the winter surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The new SOE declaration, which will be formally issued on Monday, will: Allow the State additional flexibility to respond to the winter surge […]




Delaware’s Major Annual Financial Report to be Filed Later Than Usual

Auditor of Accounts | Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Delaware is among states nationwide that will file their Annual Financial Comprehensive Report (ACFR) later than the traditional Dec. 31 filing date. “Nationally, there are multiple reasons states are filing their ACFRs later this year,” McGuiness said. “One main reason is that COVID relief funding […]




DNREC to Close, Reduce Hours at Some Facilities for January

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will close or reduce hours for several public activities and facilities following the surge in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant.






  Archives:  December 2021

Weekly COVID-19 Update – Dec. 31, 2021: Record Number of New Positive Cases, Current Hospitalizations

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 2021

DOVER, DE (Dec. 31, 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, Dec. 30, 2021. DPH reported the highest number of new positive daily cases since the start of the pandemic with […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 2021

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




Governor Carney to Issue State of Emergency to Fight COVID-19 Winter Surge

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a new State of Emergency declaration – effective Monday, January 3, 2022 – to combat the winter surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. The new SOE declaration, which will be formally issued on Monday, will: Allow the State additional flexibility to respond to the winter surge […]




Delaware’s Major Annual Financial Report to be Filed Later Than Usual

Auditor of Accounts | Auditor of Accounts Kathleen McGuiness | State Auditor Kathy McGuiness | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Delaware is among states nationwide that will file their Annual Financial Comprehensive Report (ACFR) later than the traditional Dec. 31 filing date. “Nationally, there are multiple reasons states are filing their ACFRs later this year,” McGuiness said. “One main reason is that COVID relief funding […]




DNREC to Close, Reduce Hours at Some Facilities for January

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | News | Date Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will close or reduce hours for several public activities and facilities following the surge in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant.