Baltimore Sun: Maryland sees spike of 1,100 new coronavirus cases, but most hospitals aren’t yet at capacity

An additional 104 hospitalizations because of the coronavirus were announced April 8, an uptick of nearly 10%. While 1,210 Marylanders in all have been hospitalized, 365 have been released from isolation. Continue reading
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BBJ: Johns Hopkins Medicine chief shares how his system is preparing for COVID-19 surge at webinar hosted by GBC and its Health Care Committee

Johns Hopkins Health System is relying on partnerships with public officials, local manufacturers and industry competitors to prepare for a COVID-19 surge in Maryland, said system President Kevin Sowers. Continue reading
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BBJ: When will this be over? — Johns Hopkins doctor weighs in on the big question at GBC hosted webinar

It's the question on the top of everyone's mind these days — when will this all be over? A group of local business leaders aimed the million-dollar question at Johns Hopkins' Dr. Josh Sharfstein, during a web event hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee on April 8. Continue reading
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Maryland Food Bank continues to feed hungry Marylanders through COVID-19 pandemic

As essential second responders, the Maryland Food Bank is working diligently to continue core operations amidst this public health crisis. Continue reading
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Southwest Airlines provides support amid COVID-19 pandemic

The airline has reached out to FEMA and Medical Transportation Grant Program hospitals to offer complimentary cargo transport to support the hospital’s important work. Continue reading
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Maryland Reporter: Hogan orders residents to stay home effective 8:00 on March 30

Gov. Larry Hogan on March 30 ordered Marylanders to stay at home unless they are going out for essential services such as buying food or medicine, or seeing a doctor. Hogan said the order will go into effect at 8 p.m March 30.  Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Md. jobless claims soar to unprecedented levels

More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession. Continue reading
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The AFRO: Newsmaker Speaker Series: The Novel COVID-19 Outbreak

Amid the pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the global community has been put on halt. Severe safety precautions, federal regulated distancing and the closing of public entities have all been efforts to decelerate the spread of  COVID-19. Continue reading
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Maryland Reporter: All non-essential businesses must close by 5 p.m. on March 23, Hogan orders

Gov. Larry Hogan issued an executive order to close all non-essential businesses in order to control the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading
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