Advice does not apply to Delaware residents on the workplace and on travel to and from their workplace.
Carney is also issuing a statewide global mask mandate requiring Delaware residents to wear a cloth covering any time they are indoors with anyone outside of their immediate home. There is already a similar mandate for masks, which requires people to wear masks in public places where social distancing has not been possible. Children under 2 years old are not required to wear masks.
“I think the virus is very real, but I just feel that some of the things they are doing are out of the ordinary. I just feel like they’re trying to control us,” said Wilmington’s Brandi Petrucci.
Charles Stanley added: “There is an urgent need to increase the forces that are taking place now. It will be a nuisance, but the big picture I think we need to take another step back.”
Carney is also asking Delaware schools to stop personal learning starting December 14, move to virtual learning until January 8 and return to blended learning on January 11.
Winter sports competitions will be banned from December 14 to January 11, but practices may continue under strict guidelines for COVID-19 concealment and social distancing.
A total of 37,456 positive cases of COVID-19 and 700 deaths have been recorded in the state so far.
More DELAWARE COVID-19 titles
Delaware Gov. John Carney voiced his concerns on Tuesday about the high number of hospitalizations due to the emerging coronavirus in the state. There are approximately 250 hospital residents currently infected with Coronavirus, and this number is increasing.
Hospital leaders told the governor that they were confident in their ability to manage the increase. However, officials remind everyone to adhere to the COVID-19 mitigation guidelines.
An influential government advisory committee said, Tuesday, that health care workers and residents of nursing homes should be front in line when the first vaccines for the Coronavirus are available.
The Delaware Hospital will play a leading role in administering the vaccine in the region.
Ten refrigerators just arrived at ChristianaCare in Newark this week and will be able to house the coronavirus vaccine in temperatures as low as -94 degrees.
Close the hardware store
After 37 years in business, the locally owned hardware store cannot continue. New Castle – Do It Best – A hardware store in Delaware is preparing to close permanently.
Owner Jim Smith says it’s getting tough to keep up with supermarkets and online retailers.
Currently, 50% off all merchandise while supplies are running out. The store will be closed by the end of the year.
Delaware issues new restrictions on gatherings, dining and youth sports; Most of them are activated on Mondays
Delaware Gov. John Carney announced Tuesday Additional restrictions for indoor and outdoor gatherings, indoor dining, and youth sports To slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
New COVID-19 test site opens at Delaware State University in New Castle County
a COVID-19 Test Lab, $ 5 million Soon at the Kirkwood Highway campus of Delaware State University in New Castle County as cases increase across the country.
Moderna said it will ask US and European regulators on Monday to allow the use of the COVID-19 vaccine in emergency situations as the new study results confirm the shots provide strong protection – intensifying the race to start limited vaccinations as the coronavirus outbreak worsens.
The nation’s top health officials are warning that new travelers are at increased risk for the potential spread of COVID-19 after the Thanksgiving holiday.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, said Americans should expect more restrictions and guidelines related to COVID-19 this Christmas.
Distribution of COVID-19 vaccine: United Airlines has begun shipping the Coronavirus vaccine, the source says
United Airlines has begun shipping the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine on charter flights, a source told ABC News.
* The Associated Press contributed to this report *
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