DOVER, Del. - Attendees of an annual music festival in Delaware will need to show proof they’ve been fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test.
The Firefly Music Festival will feature headliner Billie Eilish and Lizzo. It will begin Thursday at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, and will run through Sunday.
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The Delaware State News reports that state health officials hope the prevention measures put in place will stop the festival from becoming a superspreader event.
The festival began in 2012, but was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
The precautions come as Delaware is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 case rates spurred by the delta variant.
The state is averaging 466.6 new COVID-19 cases per day over the last week.