Delaware governor mandates masks in indoor settings

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney is ordering Delawareans to wear masks in indoor business settings and extending a mask requirement for schools and child care facilities. Carney on Monday signed a revision to a previously issued State of Emergency declaration that will requiring Delawareans to wear masks in grocery stores, convenience stores, gyms, restaurants, malls and other indoor settings. The mandate takes effect at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Carney also said that indoor mask requirements in K-12 public and private schools and child care facilities will be extended. The school mask requirment had been set to expire in early February.

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