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.
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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.
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GBC and GBC Health Care Committee host Hopkins COVID-19 Briefing

Hopkins COVID-19 briefing
The discussion included a welcome and introduction by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald Daniels who provided an overview of Hopkins' role in the national COVID-19 response.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Daily Record: Regional business leaders urge federal stimulus package — now

A consortium of business groups in Maryland, Washington and Virginia are urging Congress to pass a stimulus package as quickly as possible.
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4 ways businesses are encouraged to prepare for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

As cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) are rising across the country, the business community continues to be impacted by the disease.
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