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Maryland Reports Early Deer Season 2020 Results

Maryland Reports Early Deer Season 2020 Results

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters harvested 19,571 deer during the early portion of the archery and muzzleloader seasons. The harvest was a 7% decrease from last year’s official harvest of 21,098 deer for the same period. The early season harvest decline was attributed to warmer weather during muzzleloader season,...
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Governor Hogan Mobilizes Medical Staffing Surge to Fight COVID-19, Support Public Health Infrastructure

Governor Hogan Mobilizes Medical Staffing Surge to Fight COVID-19, Support Public Health Infrastructure

As the State of Maryland continues to fight COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of actions to mobilize a medical staffing surge to save lives and prevent overburdening the state’s healthcare system. “The current surge is not only increasing the burden on our healthcare system and filling available hospital beds, but it...
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MedStar Health Acquires Righttime Medical Care, Network of Urgent Care to Expand Across Maryland

MedStar Health Acquires Righttime Medical Care, Network of Urgent Care to Expand Across Maryland

Effective December 1, 2020 MedStar Health has acquired Righttime Medical Care, a provider of urgent care services to patients in Maryland for the past 30 years. The acquisition brings 19 additional urgent care centers, including the HeadFirst clinics for sports injury and concussion care, and approximately 300 associates into the MedStar Health system. These...
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,765 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Tuesday, December 1, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,765 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Maryland reports 201,135 COVID-19 cases and 4,516 deaths. An increase of 2,765 cases and 30 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,583 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 56 over yesterday. Today at 4 p.m.,  Governor Larry Hogan will hold a press conference to provide updates on our...
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Monday, November 30, 2020: Maryland Reports 1,923 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Monday, November 30, 2020: Maryland Reports 1,923 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Monday, November 30, 2020, Maryland reports 198,370 COVID-19 cases and 4,486 deaths. An increase of 1,923 cases and 16 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,527 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 66 over yesterday. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 198,370 Number of persons tested negative : 2,146,539 Total testing...
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Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

In a letter to the Biden-Harris transition team, Governor Larry Hogan is urging the president-elect to prioritize a new stimulus relief package for states and small businesses struggling to weather the COVID-19 crisis. Read the letter here. “My first priority for the citizens of Maryland continues to be a Phase 4 COVID-19 relief package...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,697 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,697 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Maryland reports 188,161 COVID-19 cases and 4,363 deaths. An increase of 2,697 cases and 38 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,406 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 65 over yesterday. A week earlier, on Wednesday, November 18th, Maryland reported 171,823 COVID-19 cases and 4,201 deaths. Todays numbers...
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Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Larry Michael Brown, age 62, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to three counts of using a telephone to facilitate a drug trafficking conspiracy.  Three co-defendants previously pleaded guilty to their roles in the drug conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special...
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UPDATE: Brandywine Woman Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Head-on Collision in Friendship

UPDATE: Brandywine Woman Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Head-on Collision in Friendship

UPDATE 11/25/2020: On Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of W. Chesapeake Beach Road and Sansbury Road for a two vehicle head-on collision. The investigation revealed that a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze was following a Dodge Ram pickup truck while travelling westbound on Chesapeake Beach Road near Sansbury...
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UPDATE: Pasadena Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, and Attempted First Degree Murder in Shooting of Two Anne Arundel County Detectives

UPDATE: Pasadena Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder, and Attempted First Degree Murder in Shooting of Two Anne Arundel County Detectives

UPDATE 11/25/2020: Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Joseph Willis, 22, of Pasadena entered a guilty plea to one count of first degree murder in the death of Christopher Jones and two counts of attempted first degree murder of Anne Arundel County Detectives William S. Ballard and Ian Preece....
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 6,711 New Cases of COVID-19 in 4 Days

Tuesday, November 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 6,711 New Cases of COVID-19 in 4 Days

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Maryland reports 183,797 COVID-19 cases and 4,293 deaths. An increase of 6,711 cases and 48 deaths over 4 days. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 183,797 Number of persons tested negative : 2,054,695 Total testing volume : 4,171,674 Number of confirmed deaths : 4,293 Number of probable...
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Governor Hogan Announces Launch of All-Hands-on-Deck COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Operation

Governor Hogan Announces Launch of All-Hands-on-Deck COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Operation

Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and with the new surge of COVID-19 intensifying in Maryland and across the nation, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of a wide-scale compliance, education, and enforcement operation to slow the spread of the virus and keep Maryland safely open for business. “I know that there is growing...
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Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

The 11th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer Virtual 5K was a huge success thanks to supporters all over the country who raised more than $18,000 in support of local breast cancer patients seeking care at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Despite being unable to run together, the outpouring of community support was...
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Hogan Administration Announces $19 Million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership Grants

Hogan Administration Announces $19 Million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership Grants

Governor Larry Hogan today 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...
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Maryland Reports New Daily High of 51,510 COVID-19 Tests, Smashing Previous Records

Maryland Reports New Daily High of 51,510 COVID-19 Tests, Smashing  Previous Records

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland reported a new daily high of 51,510 COVID-19 tests, smashing all previous records. State health officials continue to expand Maryland’s testing capacity during the fall surge, and strongly encourage all Marylanders to get tested for COVID-19. According to official data from the Maryland Department...
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11/20/2020: An Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19

11/20/2020: An Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19

Dear Marylanders, The sad reality is that all across America more people are getting infected with COVID-19, more are being hospitalized, more are going into intensive care, and more people are dying. We are in a war right now, and the virus is winning. While Maryland is still much better than most of the...
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Friday, November 20, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,353 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Friday, November 20, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,353 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Friday, November 20, 2020, Maryland reports 177,086 COVID-19 cases and 4,245 deaths. An increase of 2,353 cases and 25 deaths over 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 177,086 Number of persons tested negative : 2,008,345 Total testing volume : 4,039,322 Number of confirmed deaths : 4,245 Number of probable...
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Maryland Reporting Largest Number of Daily New Cases Since the Pandemic Began, With 2,910 New Cases of COVID-19

Maryland Reporting Largest Number of Daily New Cases Since the Pandemic Began, With 2,910 New Cases of COVID-19

Maryland is reporting 2,910 new cases of COVID-19, the largest number of daily new cases since the pandemic began. The case rate has increased to 31.7 per 100K, and total hospitalizations are now at their highest level since May. Yesterday, Maryland set a new record-high volume of tests (43,969). One of the most important...
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,018 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,018 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As of Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Maryland reports 171,823 COVID-19 cases and 4,201 deaths. An increase of 2,018 cases and 15 deaths over 24 hours. At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Hogan announced a new statewide curfew on bars and restaurants, reduced capacity at retail establishments and religious facilities, new limitations on nursing...
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First Responders Remind Citizens to Prepare for Colder Weather with These Winter Safety Tips

First Responders Remind Citizens to Prepare for Colder Weather with These Winter Safety Tips

Heating – According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries. December, January and February are the peak months for heating fires. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved in home heating equipment fires, figuring in two of every...
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Governor Hogan Announces New COVID-19 Actions To Save Lives

Governor Hogan Announces New COVID-19 Actions To Save Lives

As COVID surges across the country, Governor Hogan is taking new actions today to save lives and to prevent the overburdening of Maryland’s healthcare system like is now being seen in other states. At a press conference earlier today, Governor Hogan announced a new statewide curfew on bars and restaurants, reduced capacity at retail...
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Governor Hogan Announces Maryland’s Future 20 Start-Up Companies

Governor Hogan Announces Maryland’s Future 20 Start-Up Companies

In celebration of National Entrepreneur’s Day, Governor Larry Hogan today announced Maryland’s Future 20, a list of innovative startups from various industries that have the potential to be the state’s next major business success story. The Maryland Future 20 is part of Innovation Uncovered, an ongoing initiative by the Maryland Department of Commerce to...
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November 17, 2020: Largest-Ever Daily Increase of New Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland

November 17, 2020: Largest-Ever Daily Increase of New Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland

As of Tuesday, November 17, 2020, Maryland reports 169,805 COVID-19 cases and 4,186 deaths. An increase of 2,149 cases and 26 deaths over 24 hours. Maryland is now seeing widespread community transmission, not just in cities and urban areas, but in rural counties that had not experienced the large spikes earlier this year. Today...
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Maryland Reports 1,726 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Maryland Reports 1,726 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 167,656 Number of persons tested negative : 1,955,619 Total testing volume : 3,894,566 Number of confirmed deaths : 4,160 Number of probable deaths : 149 Currently hospitalized : 985 Acute care : 748 Intensive care : 237 Ever hospitalized : 18,688 Released from isolation :...
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Maryland State Police Aviation Command To Host Virtual Open House for Potential Trooper Flight Paramedics

Maryland State Police Aviation Command To Host Virtual Open House for Potential Trooper Flight Paramedics

Paramedics interested in pursuing a rewarding career will have an opportunity to get a glimpse into the everyday life of a Trooper Flight Paramedic from the safety of their computer screens. On December 2, 2020, from 5:00 p.m., to 6:30 p.m., tuning into the Maryland State Police Aviation Command virtual open house will provide...
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