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State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers.  However,...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Governor Hogan’s Stay at Home Order

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Governor Hogan’s Stay at Home Order

Governor Hogan has issued a Stay at Home Order in response to the global COVID-19 public health crisis. While there are certain exceptions for essential functions, the primary intent of the order is for people to stay at home in order to limit the spread of the virus. With that in mind, here is...
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FDA Calls for Heartburn Drug Zantac to be Pulled from Market Immediately

FDA Calls for Heartburn Drug Zantac to be Pulled from Market Immediately

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). The agency has determined that the...
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[LIVE] Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News

[LIVE] Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News

Novel coronavirus Live Streaming: Breaking news, world Map and live counter on confirmed cases, recovered cases(COVID-19)
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Maryland Now at 1,989 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 31 Deaths

Maryland Now at 1,989 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 31 Deaths

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Maryland now has 1,989 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Number of negative test results: 17,233 Number of Deaths: 31 Hospitalizations: 522 ever hospitalized Released From Isolation: 69 St. Mary’s County: 23 (map shows 19) Charles County: 56 Calvert County: 18 The Maryland Department of Health and St. Mary’s County...
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Prince George’s County Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

Prince George’s County Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

To the Residents of Prince George’s County, Today I was notified that one of our members has unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19. The member is now at home and all steps are being taken to ensure their recovery and well-being. In keeping with medical privacy laws, this individual’s identity will remain confidential. Working with...
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Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Number of Confirmed Cases: 1661 – 249 increase overnight. Number of negative test results: 14,868 – 1,552 Negative tests since Monday Number of Deaths: 18 – 3 overnight Hospitalizations: 429 ever hospitalized – 76 more than Monday Released From Isolation: 53 – 10 more from Monday Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.,...
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State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However,...
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No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

On Monday, March 30, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. police, fire, rescue and collapse units from Charles County and Prince Georges County responded to Heather Drive in the Strawberry Hills area of Bryans Road, for the reported vehicle into a house. Crews arrived in minutes and confirmed an SUV was fully inside of a...
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VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered orders in two separate civil actions, barring eight individuals and entities from continuing to facilitate the transmission of massive volumes of fraudulent robocalls to consumers in the United States, the Department of Justice announced. In one of the matters, United States v. Nicholas...
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As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an...
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UPDATE: Read the Stay-At-Home Order That Governor Hogan issued Today, Effective at 8 p.m.

UPDATE: Read the Stay-At-Home Order That Governor Hogan issued Today, Effective at 8 p.m.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is issuing a stay-at-home order for the state as COVID-19 spreads. It becomes effective at 8 p.m. Monday. “No Maryland resident should be leaving their home unless it is for an essential job or for an essential reason such as obtaining food or medicine, seeking urgent medical attention or for...
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Maryland Department of Health Reports 174 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Maryland has 1,413 Confirmed Cases & 15 Deaths

Maryland Department of Health Reports 174 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Maryland has 1,413 Confirmed Cases & 15 Deaths

As of Monday morning, March 30, 2020, Maryland has 1,413 confirmed cases with 15 deaths. Charles County has not publicly released any updates or information on the number of confirmed cases or patients, and the Maryland Government is reporting 33 confirmed cases, and one death. The last update we have received from the Charles...
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LIVE VIDEO: Governor Larry Hogan Holding Press Conference Now

LIVE VIDEO: Governor Larry Hogan Holding Press Conference Now

Governor Larry Hogan will be holding a press conference at 10:45 a.m., the live video can be watched below when the conference goes live. 
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VIDEO: Watch Governor Hogan as he Joins FOX News Sunday (3/29/20)

VIDEO: Watch Governor Hogan as he Joins FOX News Sunday (3/29/20)

This morning, Governor Hogan joined Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to discuss Maryland’s aggressive measures to combat COVID-19.  Excerpts: “Look, I think the virus is going to dictate the time frame, and we’re going to follow the advice of the scientists and doctors, like Dr. Inglesby, who you just had on a...
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Governor Hogan Statement Regarding Outbreak at Carroll County Long-Term Care Facility, Doubling of COVID-19 Death Toll and More Than 2,000 Cases in The National Capital Region

Governor Hogan Statement Regarding Outbreak at Carroll County Long-Term Care Facility, Doubling of COVID-19 Death Toll and More Than 2,000 Cases in The National Capital Region

State officials tonight, in coordination with the Carroll County Health Department, announced an outbreak of COVID-19 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, where a total of 66 residents have tested positive, with 11 currently hospitalized. Earlier this evening, the Maryland Department of Health announced five additional deaths as a result of the...
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Prince George’s County Public Schools Regrets to Announces Head Basketball Coach Terrance Burke has Passed Away due to COVID-19

Prince George’s County Public Schools Regrets to Announces Head Basketball Coach Terrance Burke has Passed Away due to COVID-19

Dear Prince George’s County Public Schools Community, With a heavy heart, I am sad to share the news that Mr. Terrance Burke, Northwestern High School Professional School Counselor and head basketball coach, has died from the coronavirus (COVID-19). I know this news is devastating and shocking to many in the Northwestern High School community...
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Police Release Sketch of Victim, Seeking Public Assistance as Investigations Continue After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

Police Release Sketch of Victim, Seeking Public Assistance as Investigations Continue After Fatal Hit and Run in Prince George’s County

UPDATE 3/27/2020: Prince George’s County Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit released this sketch of the man killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run in late February in Forestville. We are asking our community to call us with any information that could help identify him so we can notify his family. Investigators are still continuing to...
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Maryland Reports 194 New Cases of COVID-19; Cases in National Capital Region More Than Quadruple Over The Last Week

Maryland Reports 194 New Cases of COVID-19; Cases in National Capital Region More Than Quadruple Over The Last Week

The State of Maryland now has 774 confirmed cases of COVID-19—an increase of 425 cases over the last three days. There are now more than 1,500 confirmed cases in the National Capital Region—in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia—4.5 times more than there were just one week ago. Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following...
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Maryland Receives Major Disaster Declaration From Federal Administration for COVID-19

Maryland Receives Major Disaster Declaration From Federal Administration for COVID-19

Governor Larry Hogan announced tonight that the State of Maryland has received a Major Disaster Declaration from the federal administration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier today, Maryland reported 580 confirmed cases of COVID-19—an increase of 157 new cases, which is by far the largest one-day increase to date. The number of confirmed...
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Maryland Reports 157 New COVID-19 Cases; Now More Than 1,200 Confirmed Cases In National Capital Region

Maryland Reports 157 New COVID-19 Cases; Now More Than 1,200 Confirmed Cases In National Capital Region

The State of Maryland now has 580 confirmed cases of COVID-19—an increase of 157 new cases, which is by far the largest one-day increase to date. There are more than 1,200 confirmed cases in the National Capital Region—in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. The number of cases Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following...
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Metro to Close Additional 17 Stations Amid Low-Ridership & Need to Conserve Critical Cleaning Supplies During COVID-19 Response

Metro to Close Additional 17 Stations Amid Low-Ridership & Need to Conserve Critical Cleaning Supplies During COVID-19 Response

Metro’s Pandemic Task Force today announced the strategic closing of 17 additional stations, effective Thursday, March 26, 2020, in an effort to conserve critical resources and protect the health and safety of Metro employees and the public. This follows drastic measures already taken to reduce travel on Metro to essential trips only, leading to a Metrorail ridership decline of 90 percent....
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Calvert County Man Charged with Arson After Lighting Chesapeake Beach Home on Fire

Calvert County Man Charged with Arson After Lighting Chesapeake Beach Home on Fire

Deputy State Fire Marshals charged a Calvert County man after determining he was responsible for intentionally setting a fire in the basement of a Chesapeake Beach home yesterday, causing an estimated $80,000.00 in damages. On March 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m., firefighters with North Beach, Dunkirk, and Huntington Volunteer Fire Departments responded to...
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Financial Assistance Available Through State and Federal Government for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Financial Assistance Available Through State and Federal Government for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Governor Hogan announced new programs to assist small businesses.  These new efforts are aimed at providing relief and helping businesses during these challenging times.  Maryland-based business impacted by the Coronavirus with under 50 full- and part-time employees, or Maryland manufacturers, are encouraged to research these programs for qualifying guidance: Maryland Small Business COVID-19 Emergency...
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Public Urged to Report Suspected COVID-19 Fraud Schemes

Public Urged to Report Suspected COVID-19 Fraud Schemes

U.S. Attorney Scott C. Blader of the Western District of Wisconsin today urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or by sending a message to the NCDF e-mail address disaster@leo.gov. In coordination with the Department of Justice,...
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