Delaware is in Phase 2

Delaware entered Phase 2 of the economic reopening on June 15, 2020. Delaware will delay moving to Phase 3. Governor Carney’s Phase 2  reopening plan builds on the Phase 1 plan and provides additional general and sector-specific guidance for Delawareans and Delaware businesses.

View all active COVID-19 restrictions under the Twenty-Seventh Modification to the State of Emergency.

What does Phase 2 mean to me or my business?

General guidance for individuals and businesses applies regardless of where you may go or what industry industry you may be in. Everyone, including businesses considering reopening in Phase 2, should review and follow these guidelines:

Some industries are subject to more specific guidelines. This guidance should be followed closely by all relevant businesses and customers at those businesses:

Certain types of businesses that are regulated by the Division of Public Health must also follow these additional guidelines:

Additional event and activity guidance:

Updated guidance and restrictions for camps, summer school and child care in Phase 2:

What’s new in Phase 2?

View all active restrictions for Delaware Residents, Businesses and Visitors

What should I be doing to control the spread of the virus in Phase 2?

All employees who are required to go to work in Phase 2 should perform a daily health check as prescribed by the Delaware Division of Public Health.

Businesses and employers can prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19 within the workplace. All employers should implement and update as necessary a plan that:

  • Is specific to your business
  • Identifies all areas and job tasks with potential exposures to COVID-19
  • Includes control measures to eliminate or reduce such exposures, which should incorporate symptom recognition and testing


Face Coverings for Employees and Visitors


Business operation decisions should be based on both the level of disease transmission in the community and your readiness to protect the safety and health of your employees and customers.

Learn more about exposure risk levels and creating testing plans for businesses:


Get More COVID Data

For more data on Delaware COVID cases, testing and outcomes, including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community