Statewide efforts to reform policing will be the focus of a three-day marathon of hearings that begins Tuesday before the state Senate’s Judicial Proceedings Committee. The hearings will consider issues related to body cameras, police discipline, and use-of-force policies.
The seven-day average rate of positive coronavirus tests in Maryland continues to decline, with the average sitting at 2.65 percent as of yesterday, state data show.
Maryland’s seven-day average rate of positive coroanvirus tests reached a new low of 2.75 percent, state data show.
The new low comes after the metric dipped below 3 percent for the first time on Sunday.
Comcast will provide free Wi-Fi connection to more than 1,000 community centers nationwide, including locations in Baltimore City, as part of a multi-year effort to close the digital divide for low-income families, the company announced on Thursday.
Baltimore entrepreneur Lance Lucas was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Thursday for bribery of former Maryland state delegate Cheryl Glenn.
Maryland reported 10 or fewer deaths each day for the past two weeks, state data show.
The state’s number of daily reported fatal cases has been gradually declining.
Maryland’s coronavirus-related hospitalizations held relatively steady with an increase of six more COVID-19 patients on Thursday, state data show.
The number of Marylanders currently hospitalized due to coronavirus dropped by 24 patients on Wednesday, the same amount that the metric increased by on Tuesday, state data show.
Maryland hospitalized 24 more people due to coronavirus, marking the largest one-day increase since July, according to data that the state released today.
The rate of positive coronavirus tests in Maryland declined over the weekend, state data show.
After Maryland’s seven-day average positive test rate reached 3.76 percent on Thursday, it decreased the next three days until falling to 3.54 percent on Sunday.