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State tells unvaccinated people to test weekly; testing kits now at libraries

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

This Abbott Laboratories at-home COVID-19 test kit is available at Delaware libraries. The state of Delaware is recommending that unvaccinated people get tested weekly for the COVID-19 virus. In a press release issued Tuesday, the state also said those who are not vaccinated should be tested five to seven days after being exposed to someone with COVID-19 and that they …

The state said Friday that the first Delaware child has died from COVID-19.

Delaware announces first child has died from COVID-19

Betsy Price Government, Headlines, Health

With new COVID-19 cases trending up after the December holidays, Delaware health officials have announced a child has died from COVID-19. It’s the first pediatric death and involved a child under the age of 5 from New Castle County who also had “a significant number” of other conditions. The state said in a press release it would not release any …