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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 establishments and religious facilities, new limitations on nursing homes visitations, and increased mandatory testing at nursing homes. With Maryland taking action on the front lines of the crisis, Governor Hogan is continuing to advocate for the federal government to follow suit, writing Maryland’s congressional delegation yesterday to urge “them to set aside partisan politics and work with their leaders to deliver additional COVID-19 stimulus relief.” Governor Hogan also joined teleconferences with the nation’s governors, the Vice President, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force yesterday. Dr. Thomas Scalea, physician-in-chief of shock trauma at the University of Maryland Medical Center, also spoke at today’s press conference. In addition to today’s new actions, the governor announced that he will participate in a call on Thursday with President-elect Joe Biden and his transition team. NEW ACTIONS EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 AT 5 PM: The governor has issued an emergency […]

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