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Governor Hogan encourages Marylanders to safely participate in Small Business Saturday [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday released the following statement encouraging Marylanders to safely support local small businesses on Small Business Saturday: “While the way we celebrate the holidays may look a little different this year, we are still encouraging Marylanders to celebrate Small Business Saturday by finding ways to safely support your local small businesses, which have been hit …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, positivity rate falls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise while the overall positivity rate dropped over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 27, 2020, there have been 192,858 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 4,335,442 tests. The …


Governor Hogan announces more than $13 million for 26 bicycle, pedestrian projects

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan Administration on Wednesday announced more than $13 million in grants to support bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across Maryland. Two federal grant programs will fund 26 projects sponsored by transportation agencies, local jurisdictions and nonprofits. The fiscal year 2021 funding includes more than $12 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program and more than $1 million from …

Governor Hogan: Maryland to send COVID-19 wireless emergency alert on Thanksgiving Eve, Maryland State Police to step up compliance enforcement

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday afternoon announced that the state would be stepping up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and cases surge across the state. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency will send a wireless emergency alert to cell phones across the state to remind Marylanders of critical COVID-19 …

Baltimore County receives $3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that 17 Maryland local jurisdictions were awarded $19.3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will address the needs of more than 3,600 households across the state. “Maryland has continued to be a national leader in our COVID-19 response, which is why we have responded aggressively with targeted rental relief funding,” said …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Mortality rates continued to decline during the same time period. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 20, 2020, there have been 177,086 cases of novel coronavirus …

Governor Hogan orders all bars & restaurants to close at 10 p.m., reduces capacity at all businesses to Stage Two levels

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced additional actions that would be taken statewide to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Maryland has now seen 13 straight days with more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19, including 2,149 new cases in the past 24 hours. Statewide positivity is now 6.85%, the eighth straight day it has been over 5%. Twenty …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations spike

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations spiked along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Meanwhile, overall mortality rates continued to decline. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 13, 2020, there have been 161,789 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has …