UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan today ordered the closure of bars and restaurants, and expanded the prohibition on gatherings to those of more than 50 people—the latest in a series of unprecedented actions to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor also announced a public health surge to combat this crisis and ensure that Maryland has the capacity and the infrastructure to treat patients. “We have never faced anything like this ever before,” said Governor Hogan. “This is going to be much harder, take much longer, and be much worse than almost anyone is currently understanding. And unfortunately, far too many people have chosen to continue crowding bars and restaurants, willingly putting the health and safety of others in grave danger. Decision makers at the federal, state, and local level are going to have to take drastic actions right now that may seem scary and may sound extreme. They will be terribly disruptive, but they are also absolutely necessary to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans.” Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announces: Shut down all bars, restaurants, movie theaters and gyms at 5:00 p.m., while allowing drive-thru, carry-out, and food delivery service to continu Gatherings of more […]
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