Delaware’s Reopening Delayed As COVID-19 Resurgence Concerns Grow

Delaware Governor John Carney has announced the state won’t enter phase three of its economic reopening on Monday, June 29 as originally announced.

The Governor said there are concerns that Delaware’s residents and visitors aren’t following public health precautions.

“Now’s not the time to let up. You’re required to wear a mask in public settings. Keep your distance from those outside your household. These are common sense steps that, frankly, are not difficult to follow.” Governor Carney said.

The Governor said public testing has taken place in Rehoboth Beach to determine infection rates in coastal communities. He says those efforts will continue.

The Governor says infection rates and public health compliance in the coming days will determine when phase three will begin.