Dover city offices closed after positive tests for Covid-19


The City of Dover has closed all city buildings to the public after two workers tested positive for Covid-19

No reopening date was announced.

In a social media post, the city confirmed the positive cases and said measures such as deep cleaning will take place.

Protocols typically call for testing for staff working with those individuals and in many cases self-isolation until results are received.

Dover and other cities, after closing offices during the early months of the pandemic have measures in place for customer service and other essential activities.

The Delaware Division of Public Health and Gov. John Carney reported this week that Kent County has seen an increase in coronavirus cases.

During the pandemic, Kent County has seen a lower rate of positive cases than either New Castle or Sussex counties.

Delaware has stepped up testing in Kent and throughout the state as more schools and offices begin to reopen

Sussex County remains an area of concern, due to the number of cases and hospitalizations that exceed figures for the state as a whole.

Believed to be the source of spread are smaller get-togethers among by people unrelated to one another.

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