DOVER, DE (AP) – The state of Delaware is easing most capacity restrictions imposed on businesses in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. John Carney announced that all capacity restrictions inside restaurants, retail, and other business establishments, as well as houses of worship, will be lifted effective Friday, May 21. Facilities will be able to use as much capacity as social distancing requirements allow, but that masks will still be required indoors. Social distancing requirements will halved from six feet to three feet, but restaurant patrons must continue to remain seated.

GOV. JOHN CARNEY