University of Delaware reinstates mask mandate for all indoor spaces

In light of rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the country, including in Delaware over the past week, the University of Delaware is reinstating its masking requirement for all indoor spaces, effective at 8 a.m., Tuesday, May 24. Face masks…

Governor, Lt. Governor Announce $16 Million Investment for Vulnerable Delawareans

Governor John Carney, Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long and the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF) on Tuesday announced a $16 million investment to renovate and remodel Wharton Hall on the DSCYF campus. The new facilities will be funded…

Governor Carney responds to mask mandate lawsuit, says “no clear evidence” that masks hurt children’s learning

In a 36-page response filed in court on Tuesday, four attorneys for Governor John Carney from the state’s Department of Justice say there is no legal ground for Hockessin attorney and Mom, Janice Lorrah, to sue over his mask mandate for school…

BREAKING: Delaware Tech makes changes to its vaccine mandate

On the eve of a planned protest at the Dover campus set for Wednesday morning, Delaware Tech President Dr. Mark Brainard has announced changes to its strict and controversial vaccine mandate that would go into effect on May 1 for summer and…

BREAKING | Christian Employees at Bayhealth Denied Religious Exemption for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Delaware Christian employees at Bayhealth had their religious exemptions denied and will face termination if they do not receive a COVID-19 vaccine. TV Delmarva News spoke to over a dozen employees who agreed to interview on the condition that we protect their…

Beebe suspends all non-emergency surgeries

Beebe Healthcare has implemented a postponement of all non-emergency surgeries and procedures starting Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. The healthcare organization is taking these difficult measures so that staff and beds can be reassigned for inpatient care. This is directly related to the…

Governor issues State of Emergency as COVID cases rise in Delaware

Governor John Carney held a press conference Thursday afternoon where he issued a State of Emergency for Delaware in response to the surge of COVID-19 cases. The State of Emergency, which will be formally issued and take effect Monday, will enable 100…

Governor Carney pushes vaccinations as the state sees a surge in COVID-19 cases

Governor John Carney held a press conference Tuesday afternoon where he addressed the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. Currently, new positive cases and hospitalizations have increased across the state with 572 new COVID-19 cases, 296 hospitalizations, 34 of them critical.…

EXCLUSIVE | Delaware GOP demands transparency after last year’s COVID-19 data in schools was “destroyed”

The Delaware Republican Party is demanding transparency from the Carney administration when it comes to last year’s COVID-19 data in schools. This comes after we brought you news last month that the Attorney General’s Office said last year’s data on COVID case…