Governor Carney to Lift Delaware Mask Mandate Effective May 21

Delawareans should follow CDC guidance on masking indoors and outdoors

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced that – effective May 21 – the State of Delaware will lift its requirement that Delawareans and visitors must wear face coverings anytime they are indoors with others outside their household.

Delawareans should instead follow masking guidance issued on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for all indoor and outdoor activities.

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By Gerald L. Brady

Gerald Brady has represented Wilmington’s 4th Representative District since 2006.