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Governor Hogan announces expanded statewide mask order, out-of-state travel advisory

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced, based on the state’s data-driven approach, the expansion of the statewide masking order and a public health advisory for all out-of-state travel. The governor also unveiled contact tracing data showing that family gatherings are the most common high-risk gathering and working outside the home is the most common high-risk location for COVID-19. A …


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Governor Hogan presses White House on funding for states, Title 32 extension

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The nation’s governors are urgently requesting an extension of Title 32 authorization. The National Guard remains a critical part of our emergency health response, and we need the administration to grant this extension no later than Friday. “The administration has made repeated commitments …


COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland fatality rate analysis by age group

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday reported that statewide ICU bed utilization decreased as hospitalizations rose over the past 24 hours. As of Wednesday, there have been 86,285 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 761 cases since Tuesday. A total of 15,747 tests …

Maryland’s Work Sharing Unemployment Insurance Program continues to expand

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that 223 businesses have now been approved to participate in the Maryland Department of Labor’s Work Sharing Unemployment Insurance Program. As Marylanders continue to navigate challenges related to COVID-19, this program preserves jobs by providing employers with a flexible alternative to layoffs. Employees can be retained at reduced hours while collecting partial unemployment …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations rise, positivity rate dips

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that statewide hospitalizations rose while the overall positivity rate dipped over the past 24 hours. As of Tuesday, there have been 85,524 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 648 cases since Monday. A total of 23,935 …

Governor Hogan marks 30th anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday presented a proclamation honoring the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act to Carol A. Beatty, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD), and Kelby Brick, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH). Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland ICU bed usage, hospitalizations drop as state sees another high-volume testing day

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that statewide hospitalizations dipped as the state performed more than 23,000 tests over the past 24 hours. As of Monday, there have been 84,876 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 1,128 cases since Sunday. A total …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations dip as positivity rate remains flat

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that statewide hospitalizations dipped over the past 24 hours while the overall positivity rate remained flat. As of Sunday, there have been 83,748 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 694 cases since Saturday. A total of …