Hogan announces Maryland mobile virus strike forces

BALTIMORE — Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Tuesday afternoon the formation of mobile strike forces to fight the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes and similar facilities throughout the state. He was speaking from the Baltimore Convention Center, which he had just toured with other officials. The site is being converted […]

Maryland governor: ‘Depend on each other’

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been providing daily updates to the state’s citizens throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. On Friday, he made the following address to Maryland residents, transcribed here: “Our state is taking unprecedented and aggressive action in the fight to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic here in Maryland. “As you […]

Marylanders get stay-at-home order

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced a stay-at-home order for Marylanders in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. “We are no longer asking or suggesting,” he said in a live broadcast. “We will be enforcing these orders.” Over the past three weeks, the state government has made a series […]

Maryland public school closure extended four weeks

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — Superintendent of Maryland Public Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced Wednesday morning that schools will remain closed for an additional four weeks, until at least April 24. The original shutdown, tentatively set to expire Friday, was declared in response to the spread of COVID-19. “It is too early to say when schools will […]

Maryland activates guard, closes schools

CAMBRIDGE —Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday took measures to fight the spread of coronavirus, activating the Maryland National Guard to a higher level of readiness, and closing public schools from March 16-27. Flanked by senior state officials, he also announced Thursday Maryland’s first case of community transmission — that is, not a result of travel […]