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Frosh joins suit seeking nationwide injunction against new visa rules for international students

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday joined a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that would bar international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs …


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Md. Department of Environment helps convert motor fleets to cleaner fuels

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment announced on Monday that it has approved $2.1 million in funding for five private businesses to convert their motor fleets to cleaner alternative fuels as part of the settlement of the Volkswagen (VW) “defeat devices” case. Existing diesel powered vehicles will be replaced with new vehicles that use clean alternative fuels like electricity, …


COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland ICU bed usage at lowest level since March 29

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations dipped slightly over the past 24 hours. As of Monday morning, there have been 73,527 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.63%, an increase from Sunday’s 4.45%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate now stands at 5.13%, an increase from Sunday’s 4.83%. …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate dips slightly as hospitalizations remain flat

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate dipped slightly while hospitalizations remained largely flat. As of Sunday morning, there have been 73,109 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.45%, a slight decrease …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations see slight uptick

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Saturday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations ticked slightly higher over the past 24 hours. As of Saturday morning, there have been 72,467 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.55%, a slight increase from …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall by double digits

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased by double digits over the past 24 hours. As of Friday morning, there have been 71,910 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.34%, a decrease from …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations increase slightly as positivity rate dips

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations increased slightly over the past 24 hours while the overall statewide positivity rate dipped. As of Thursday morning, there have been 71,447 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now …

Maryland Department of Health launches MD Mind Health

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday announced the launch of MD Mind Health, a new text-based mental health initiative to fight isolation and encourage mental wellness. The new program was developed by the MDH Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) in partnership with Maryland 211, the state’s crisis hotline. “Staying connected with family, friends and other support systems is more …