Seven businesses fined for mask and other Covid-19 emergency order violations


The. Delaware Division of Public Health has posted information on seven businesses fined for violations related to the Covid-19 emergency declaration.

The actions below were posted on the division’s website during the past week after Gov. John Carney said the state would implement a zero-tolerance policy.

The state has typically fined businesses after a warning followed by continued customer complaints.

Under the emergency order, customers and staff are required to wear masks in business settings.

Fines can be appealed.

Cited were:

  • 12/10- Allison’s CardSmart in Milford, $200 for employees not wearing masks or having a mask policy for customers. Penalty Letter
  • 12/10 – Tony’s Cafe in Newark, $700 fine for numerous violations, including mask and sanitation practices. Penalty Letter
  • 12/10 – $300 fine for Country Cupboard in Felton for mask-related violations. Penalty Letter
  • 12/1 – $500 fine for masking, social distancing, signage, and other violations at El Maguey Mexican Cuisine and Bar west of Wilmington Penalty Letter
  • 11/23 – $400 fine for Sully’s Irish Pub in Middletown for masking, social distancing, and signage violations. Penalty Letter
  • 11/23 – $400 fine for Grotto Pizza in Wilmington for masking, social distancing, and bar violations Penalty Letter
  • 11/18 –$200 fine for Tom’s Bullpen in Dover for facemask violations. Penalty Letter

Complaints regarding business violations can be sent to this Email address.

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