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MIAMI, FLORIDA - APRIL 17: Dr. Natalia Echeverri, prepares a swab to gather a sample from the nose of a homeless person to test for COVID-19 on April 17, 2020 in Miami, Florida. Dr. Echeverri is part of a group of community organizations that are helping the homeless by providing tests, protective masks, gloves, tents, and other items to the people in need. The organizations feel that the local government programs are not doing enough for the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health officials in Delaware are urging people who spent time in Rehoboth and Dewey Beach to get tested for COVID-19. Last week, Delaware saw about 100 COVID-19 cases from a testing location in Rehoboth and about a dozen in Dewey. Delaware Emergency Management Agency will offer free testing today at the Starboard from 1-6 pm.  Preregistration is already full, but some walk-ins will be accepted. There will also be a testing event on Thursday July 2nd at the Epworth United Methodist Church from 10am-2pm. Dewey beach has waived parking permits and meters. The director of the Division of Public Heath, Dr. Karyl Rattay said the state is very concerned by the new cases and warns that the virus could spread beyond the beach area.