By CBS3 Staff

DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Delaware Gov. John Carney says he is concerned that the average number of hospitalizations is on the rise. Meanwhile, demand for COVID-19 testing is also exploding in the First State.

Visits to pop-up test sites in Delaware are up 40% in just the last 10 days.

“Lines have gotten longer, people have become frustrated and so we really want to encourage patience. We want to encourage pre-register,” Dr. Karyl Rattay said.

To meet the demand, Delaware is expanding its partnership with Walgreens Pharmacy to add testing sites.

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