Delaware is prepping to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and WDEL's Rick Jensen will bring you all the details with a special series: Reopening Delaware!

Rick has been WDEL’s voice for supporting many businesses in Delaware. His love for Delaware is why he immediately agreed to lead this series. He’ll be bringing political leaders, business leaders and diverse communities together to find ways to support this reopening effort, considering both lives and livelihoods.

Throughout the reopening process, Rick and WDEL News will be here to help keep you informed.

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Cases of COVID-19 are growing inside Delaware's prisons, marking the first time the virus has spread at three separate facilities since the start of the pandemic in March, the Delaware Department of Correction said.

Two additional juvenile residents of the Stevenson House Detention Center in Milford have tested positive for novel coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the facility's total number of cases to four. 

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Americans should not travel for Thanksgiving, and has posted updated guidelines for safely celebrating the holiday.

It's going to be a Thanksgiving unlike any other in our lifetimes as the COVID-19 virus rages at alarmingly high rates in nearly every state in the country.

"Everyone's looking closely at the school reopening criteria, and I think we've all seen that our case rates have increased this week to 135, which keeps it in the red--and, really, makes it more firmly in the red," said Delaware Division of Public Health Director Dr. Karyl Rattay. "But our …

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