Hogan shares 88% increase in COVID-19 cases over 48 hours; First child case in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan announced March 19 an amendment to his executive order, now limiting events to 10 people as efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus continue to mount in Maryland. In a press conference Thursday morning Hogan reported 107 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Maryland — including one 5-year-old child — amounting to an 88% increase over 48 hours . The morning after the governor reported the first Maryland death from the coronavirus, Hogan said the 5-year-old marks the first child to contract the disease in the state . The child adds to 220 confirmed cases in the Washington, D.C., area and 9,500 cases across the county, according to the governor. “Unfortunately, we are only at the beginning of this crisis,” Hogan said. More: Maryland sees 1st coronavirus death Helpful: Can I get a haircut or go to the mall? What Hogan’s order means for Maryland businesses Continuing […]

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