Delaware is reviewing new federal guidance on COVID rules

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state of Delaware says it’s reviewing new federal guidance that eases restrictions for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Delaware Division of Public Health told the Delaware State News on Monday that it will determine how to incorporate the federal guidance into the state’s guidance for Delaware residents.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that people who are fully vaccinated can gather with other fully vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing.

Vaccinated people can also come together in a single household with people who are considered at low-risk for severe disease. For instance, fully vaccinated grandparents could visit healthy children and grandchildren.

A person is considered fully inoculated two weeks after receiving the last required dose of the vaccine. However, the CDC is continuing to recommend that fully vaccinated people still wear masks and maintain social distancing when in public.