COVID-19

Maryland Reports 93,005 COVID-19 Cases and 3,415 Deaths. An Increase of 572 Cases and 13 Deaths in 24 Last Hours

Maryland Reports 93,005 COVID-19 Cases and 3,415 Deaths. An Increase of 572 Cases and 13 Deaths in 24 Last Hours

As of Thursday, August 6, 2020, Maryland reports 93,005 COVID-19 cases and 3,415 deaths. An increase of 572 cases and 13 deaths, in last 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 93,005 Number of persons tested negative : 899,136 Total testing volume : 1,348,880 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,415 Number of probable deaths...
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Maryland Reports 92,426 COVID-19 Cases and 3,402 Deaths. An Increase of 1,282 Cases and 13 Deaths in Last 48 Hours

Maryland Reports 92,426 COVID-19 Cases and 3,402 Deaths. An Increase of 1,282 Cases and 13 Deaths in Last 48 Hours

As of Wednesdey, August 5, 2020, Maryland reports 92,426 COVID-19 cases and 3,402 deaths. An increase of 1,282 cases and 13 deaths, in last 48 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 92,426 Number of persons tested negative : 889,969 Total testing volume : 1,332,181 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,402 Number of probable deaths...
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Maryland Reports 91,144 COVID-19 Cases and 3,389 Deaths. An Increase of 2,798 Cases and 27 Deaths in Last 72 Hours

Maryland Reports 91,144 COVID-19 Cases and 3,389 Deaths. An Increase of 2,798 Cases and 27 Deaths in Last 72 Hours

As of Monday, August 3, 2020, Maryland reports 91,144 COVID-19 cases and 3,389 deaths. An increase of 2,798 cases and 27 deaths, in last 72 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 91,144 Number of persons tested negative : 869,493 Total testing volume : 1,294,065 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,389 Number of probable deaths...
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Southern Maryland to Prepare for Effects from Tropical Storm Isaias

Southern Maryland to Prepare for Effects from Tropical Storm Isaias

As of Monday, 5:00 a.m: A Tropical Storm Watch, and Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Cecil, Baltimore, Kent, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, Queen Anne’s, Charles, St. Marys, Calvert, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester County in Maryland. First responders urge all citizens to use extra caution during this time due to...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual carnival. We know this is a staple in our area and our supporters look forward to attending every year. This was not an easy decision, but in light of the current health crisis, we feel your safety is the number...
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Family Roller Skating Fun to be Hosted Every Sunday in August at the Leonard Hall in Leonardtown

Family Roller Skating Fun to be Hosted Every Sunday in August at the Leonard Hall in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks Department is offering an afternoon of fun at Leonard Hall Recreation Center each Sunday in August from 2-4 p.m. for St. Mary’s County residents. Join us for Family Skate for just $5 per person. Skate rental is available for an additional $2.50 per person. Reservations are required...
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Maryland Reports 88,346 COVID-19 Cases and 3,362 Deaths. An Increase of 1,169 Cases and 5 Deaths

Maryland Reports 88,346 COVID-19 Cases and 3,362 Deaths. An Increase of 1,169 Cases and 5 Deaths

As of Friday, July 31, 2020, Maryland reports 88,346 COVID-19 cases and 3,362 deaths. An increase of 1,169 cases and 5 deaths, in 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 88,346 Number of persons tested negative : 822,845 Total testing volume : 1,214,764 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,362 Number of probable deaths : 131...
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2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

For 54 years, the Rotary Club of Lexington Park has sponsored the popular National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County. As a caring organization, the Club has an abundance of concern for the well-being of Festival goers and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the Club reluctantly concluded that the Oyster Festival...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Abrupt Emergency Closure on Thursday, July 30, 2020

St. Mary’s County Health Department Abrupt Emergency Closure on Thursday, July 30, 2020

The closed all operations (main office and Harm Reduction Program office) at 12:00 p.m., this afternoon, on Thursday, July 30, 2020 for the remainder of the business day. Agency operations will resume on Friday, July 31, 2020. COVID-19 Testing at the Leonardtown Office was also cancelled for today, July 30, 2020. Testing will continue as scheduled...
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Maryland Reports 87,177 COVID-19 Cases and 3,357 Deaths. An Increase of 892 Cases and 10 Deaths

Maryland Reports 87,177 COVID-19 Cases and 3,357 Deaths. An Increase of 892 Cases and 10 Deaths

As of Thursday, July 30, 2020, Maryland reports 87,177 COVID-19 cases and 3,357 deaths. An increase of 892 cases and 10 deaths, in 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 87,177 Number of persons tested negative : 806,788 Total testing volume : 1,186,132 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,357 Number of probable deaths : 131...
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Governor Hogan Announces Expanded Statewide Mask Order, Out-of-State Travel Advisory

Governor Hogan Announces Expanded Statewide Mask Order, Out-of-State Travel Advisory

Governor Larry Hogan today 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...
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Maryland Reports 86,285 COVID-19 Cases and 3,347 Deaths. An Increase of 761 Cases and 20 Deaths

Maryland Reports 86,285 COVID-19 Cases and 3,347 Deaths. An Increase of 761 Cases and 20 Deaths

As of Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Maryland reports 86,285 COVID-19 cases and 3,347 deaths. An increase of 761 cases and 20 deaths, in 24 hours. Number of confirmed cases : 86,285 Number of persons tested negative : 792,674 Total testing volume : 1,160,443 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,347 Number of probable deaths : 131 Currently hospitalized : 571 Acute...
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Calvert County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

Calvert County National Night Out Postponed to Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, National Night Out (NNO) has been postponed until Tuesday, October 6, 2020. NNO usually culminates annually on the first Tuesday of August and is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. NNO enhances the relationship between...
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Maryland reports 85,524 COVID-19 Cases and 3,327 Deaths. An Increase of 678 Cases and 12 Deaths in 24 Hours

Maryland reports 85,524 COVID-19 Cases and 3,327 Deaths. An Increase of 678 Cases and 12 Deaths in 24 Hours

As of Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Maryland reports 85,524 COVID-19 cases and 3,327 deaths. An increase of 678 cases and 12 deaths, in 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 85,524 Number of persons tested negative : 782,732 Total testing volume : 1,144,696 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,327 Number of probable deaths : 131...
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Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 Cases and 3,315 Deaths. An Increase of 3,110 Cases and 22 Deaths Over the Weekend

Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 Cases and 3,315 Deaths. An Increase of 3,110 Cases and 22 Deaths Over the Weekend

As of Monday, July 27, 2020, Maryland reports 84,876 COVID-19 cases and 3,315 deaths. An increase of 3,110 cases and 22 deaths, since Friday, July 24, 2020. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 84,876 Number of persons tested negative : 770,642 Total testing volume : 1,120,761 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,315 Number of probable...
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Friday, July 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 81,766 COVID-19 Cases and 3,293 Deaths. An Increase of 930 Cases and 12 Deaths

Friday, July 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 81,766 COVID-19 Cases and 3,293 Deaths. An Increase of 930 Cases and 12 Deaths

As of Friday, July 24, 2020, Maryland reports 81,766 COVID-19 cases and 3,293 deaths. An increase of 930 cases and 12 deaths. Number of confirmed cases : 81,766 Number of persons tested negative : 722,584 Total testing volume : 1,040,442 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,293 Number of probable deaths : 129 Currently hospitalized : 533 Acute care : 390 Intensive...
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Maryland reports 80,836 COVID-19 Cases and 3,281 Deaths. An Increase of 664 Cases and 5 Deaths.

Maryland reports 80,836 COVID-19 Cases and 3,281 Deaths. An Increase of 664 Cases and 5 Deaths.

As of Thursday, July 23, 2020, Maryland reports 80,836 COVID-19 cases and 3,281 deaths. An increase of 664 cases and 5 deaths. Number of confirmed cases : 80,836 Number of persons tested negative : 708,205 Total testing volume : 1,016,222 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,281 Number of probable deaths : 128 Currently hospitalized : 528 Acute care : 395 Intensive...
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Governor Hogan Continues to Stress Vigilance In COVID-19 Fight, State Superintendent Sets Guardrails for Schools to Reopen

Governor Hogan Continues to Stress Vigilance In COVID-19 Fight, State Superintendent Sets Guardrails for Schools to Reopen

Governor Larry Hogan today provided an update to Marylanders on the state’s ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery, stressing the need for continued caution and vigilance. The governor was joined by Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon, who announced that MSDE will extend flexibility to local school systems to determine...
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Calvert Education Association and Teachers Release Statement on School Reopening

Calvert Education Association and Teachers Release Statement on School Reopening

Today the Calvert Education Association (CEA), the union representing the teachers and other certificated staff employed by Calvert County Public Schools issued a statement about the reopening of Calvert County Public Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year. Their statement follows: The Calvert Education Association (CEA) supports the Maryland State Education Association, Baltimore Teachers Union...
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Maryland Reports 80,172 COVID-19 Cases and 3,276 Deaths. An Increase of 627 Cases and 4 Deaths

Maryland Reports 80,172 COVID-19 Cases and 3,276 Deaths. An Increase of 627 Cases and 4 Deaths

As of Wednesday, July 23, 2020, Maryland reports 80,172 COVID-19 cases and 3,276 deaths. An increase of 627 cases and 20 deaths. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 80,172 Number of persons tested negative : 702,661 Total testing volume : 1,000,179 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,276 Number of probable deaths : 129 Currently hospitalized : 505...
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Maryland Reports 79,545 COVID-19 Cases and 3,272 Deaths. An Increase of 860 Cases and 20 Deaths

Maryland Reports 79,545 COVID-19 Cases and 3,272 Deaths. An Increase of 860 Cases and 20 Deaths

As of Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Maryland reports 79,545 COVID-19 cases and 3,272 deaths. An increase of 860 cases and 20 deaths. Number of confirmed cases : 79,545 Number of persons tested negative : 684,822 Total testing volume : 979,158 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,272 Number of probable deaths : 130 Currently hospitalized : 484 Acute care : 353 Intensive...
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Anne Arundel County Public Schools to Employ Vitrual Learning for First Semester of 2020-2021 School Year

Anne Arundel County Public Schools to Employ Vitrual Learning for First Semester of 2020-2021 School Year

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will engage in virtual learning for the entire first semester of the 2020-2021 school year under a plan Superintendent George Arlotto will review with the Board of Education at a public meeting on Wednesday, July 22. Dr. Arlotto made the decision after numerous conversations with Anne Arundel County Health...
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Public Cooling Centers Available in St. Mary’s, Charles, and Calvert Counties

Public Cooling Centers Available in St. Mary’s, Charles, and Calvert Counties

St. Mary’s County Three Oaks Center – 46905 Lei Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653, open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m., to 4:30 p.m The Mission – 21015 Great Mills Rd, Lexington Park, MD 20653 , open Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m., to 2:00 p.m. In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, those who use...
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St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Testing – Change in Hours Due to Extreme Heat

St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Testing – Change in Hours Due to Extreme Heat

In response to Excessive Heat Warnings in St. Mary’s County and the surrounding areas, St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is limiting the hours of operation for COVID-19 testing offered outside of the Harm Reduction Program Office in Lexington Park. With extreme warm temperatures forecast for this week, there are two public cooling centers...
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Maryland Reports 78,685 COVID-19 Cases and 3,252 Deaths. An Increase of 554 Cases and 5 Deaths

Maryland Reports 78,685 COVID-19 Cases and 3,252 Deaths. An Increase of 554 Cases and 5 Deaths

As of Monday, July 20, 2020, Maryland reports 78,685 COVID-19 cases and 3,252 deaths. An increase of 554 cases and 5 deaths. Number of confirmed cases : 78,685 Number of persons tested negative : 670,594 Total testing volume : 958,608 Number of confirmed deaths : 3,252 Number of probable deaths : 130 Currently hospitalized : 463 Acute care : 327 Intensive...
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