Visits to multiple businesses in New Castle County found extremely high, if not absolute, levels of compliance at several establishments, including a Dollar Tree, Trader Joe’s, YMCA, pharmacy, supermarket, liquor store and a take-out eatery.
The owner of one business in Wilmington’s Trolley Square area kept the mask mandate ordered last week by Gov. John Carney in place, even after it was first lifted by the governor last year.
She admits to getting pushback but does not mind showing unhappy would-be customers the door.
The mandate was ordered after a spike in Covid-19 related hospitalizations put severe stress on the state’s acute care hospitals.
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