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COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline In Last Month; DPH Shares Information On Bivalent Boosters

DOVER, DE (September 16, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is pleased to share declines in hospitalizations, test positivity rates and the 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases continued for the second month in a row.  Deaths also remain low. However, COVID-19 is still circulating in the community, and at higher levels […]




FDA Authorizes Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters; CDC Sign-Off Expected By Weekend

DOVER, DE (August 31, 2022) – On Aug. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization to Pfizer and Moderna for their new bivalent boosters, meaning vaccine could start shipping to states that pre-ordered as early as Friday.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) advisory committee meets Thursday and Friday, Sept. 1 and 2, […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

LEWES, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days. The extension allows the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs,​ enables continued staffing flexibility at hospitals and long-term care facilities, and maintains the State of Delaware’s eligibility ​for low-income Delawareans to continue receiving enhanced federal food benefits. […]




DPH Shifts To Monthly COVID-19 Releases Due To Declining Cases

DOVER, DE (March 25, 2022) – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on COVID-19 statistics in Delaware, as of Thursday, March 24, 2022. As a result of declining COVID-19 cases, DPH is changing the frequency of these data releases from weekly to monthly.  The next data release will be April 22.  […]




COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline; Guidance For Those Who Want To Wear Masks Included

DOVER, DE (March 4, 2022) – With new positive cases and hospitalizations continuing to decline in Delaware, mask mandates for schools and state buildings were lifted earlier this week across the state, consistent with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC guidance is based on county or community levels of spread and the level […]







 Pages Tagged With: "booster"

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline In Last Month; DPH Shares Information On Bivalent Boosters

DOVER, DE (September 16, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is pleased to share declines in hospitalizations, test positivity rates and the 7-day average of new positive COVID-19 cases continued for the second month in a row.  Deaths also remain low. However, COVID-19 is still circulating in the community, and at higher levels […]




FDA Authorizes Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters; CDC Sign-Off Expected By Weekend

DOVER, DE (August 31, 2022) – On Aug. 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization to Pfizer and Moderna for their new bivalent boosters, meaning vaccine could start shipping to states that pre-ordered as early as Friday.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) advisory committee meets Thursday and Friday, Sept. 1 and 2, […]




Governor Carney Formally Extends Public Health Emergency

LEWES, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday extended the Public Health Emergency order another 30 days. The extension allows the State of Delaware and medical providers to continue COVID-19 vaccination and testing programs,​ enables continued staffing flexibility at hospitals and long-term care facilities, and maintains the State of Delaware’s eligibility ​for low-income Delawareans to continue receiving enhanced federal food benefits. […]




DPH Shifts To Monthly COVID-19 Releases Due To Declining Cases

DOVER, DE (March 25, 2022) – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is providing an update on COVID-19 statistics in Delaware, as of Thursday, March 24, 2022. As a result of declining COVID-19 cases, DPH is changing the frequency of these data releases from weekly to monthly.  The next data release will be April 22.  […]




COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Decline; Guidance For Those Who Want To Wear Masks Included

DOVER, DE (March 4, 2022) – With new positive cases and hospitalizations continuing to decline in Delaware, mask mandates for schools and state buildings were lifted earlier this week across the state, consistent with updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC guidance is based on county or community levels of spread and the level […]