Deleware Governor orders non-essential businesses to close at 8 a.m. Tuesday morningChristian Fernsby ▼ | March 23, 2020
Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closing all non-essential businesses in Delaware to help fight the spread of coronavirus.
Delaware Governor John Carney
Early next week, Governor Carney and Delaware public schools will announce next steps on school closures.
Leaving your home is allowed under Governor Carney’s order for essential activities. Delawareans may leave their homes to get groceries, pick up a prescription, see a doctor, and engage in other activities essential to their health, and the health and wellbeing of their family members, including pets. Delawareans may also engage in outdoor activity, but must adhere to social distancing guidelines. ■