The Baltimore Ravens have committed $500,000 to help build a playground near the team’s training facility and headquarters in Owings Mills, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced Friday.
Maryland is awarding $30 million to more than 90 live music and performance venues, live entertainment promoters, and independently-owned local movie theaters, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday.
Maryland reported 45 additional deaths on Friday, raising the state’s total number of coronavirus fatalities to 6,322.
Venture capitalists invested $1.159 billion into Maryland companies, according to data from the MoneyTree Report by PwC/CB Insights. It marks the third-highest VC dollar total in a year since 2000 and the highest since 2001.
Maryland officials on Thursday reported 86 fewer people currently hospitalized with coronavirus compared to Wednesday.
Of the state’s 1,843 current COVID-19 hospital patients, 1,418 are in acute care and 425 are in intensive care.
As Maryland’s annual General Assembly session opens Wednesday, a coalition of lawmakers and advocates are pushing a package of bills that would provide relief to tenants and homeowners hurt by the pandemic.
Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Maryland decreased slightly on Wednesday after increasing for three consecutive days.
The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in Maryland residents caused by the new SARS-CoV-2 variant strain commonly known as B-117.