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Maryland reports 45 more coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise slightly

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This is a picture of CDC’s laboratory test kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). CDC tests are provided to U.S. state and local public health laboratories, Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and select international laboratories. Photo courtesy of CDC.

Maryland reported 45 additional deaths on Friday, raising the state’s total number of coronavirus fatalities to 6,322.

Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations drop by 86 patients

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

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.

Maryland’s coronavirus hospitalizations decrease slightly after three-day increase

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This is a picture of CDC’s laboratory test kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). CDC tests are provided to U.S. state and local public health laboratories, Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and select international laboratories. Photo courtesy of CDC.

Coronavirus-related hospitalizations in Maryland decreased slightly on Wednesday after increasing for three consecutive days.

Progressive Maryland, Working Families Party use billboard truck to advocate for COVID-19 legislative needs

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Progressive Maryland and the Working Families Party are using a billboard truck to advocate for the legislative needs of Marylanders impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The truck made stops throughout Maryland on Monday and Tuesday, including at The Markets in Highlandtown (pictured here). Photo by Marcus Dieterle.

The Working Families Party and the nonprofit Progressive Maryland are using a billboard truck to spread their message about what legislation they want state lawmakers to pass to help Marylanders struggling with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 9,600 Marylanders have received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

A total of 9,655 Marylanders have received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, state officials reported Tuesday.

Hogan calls on lawmakers to approve $1 billion in tax relief, economic aid

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Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced a proposal to provide $1 billion in tax relief and economic aid to Marylanders and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Image via Facebook Live.

Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced a plan to provide about $1 billion in tax relief and economic aid to Marylanders and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) Act will be introduced Wednesday when the General Assembly convenes for the 2021 legislative session.

Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to climb to new record of 1,957 patients

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This is a picture of CDC’s laboratory test kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). CDC tests are provided to U.S. state and local public health laboratories, Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and select international laboratories. Photo courtesy of CDC.

There are currently 1,957 Marylanders hospitalized with coronavirus, the highest number of current COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state since the pandemic began.

Baltimore will maintain prohibition on restaurant dining, other coronavirus restrictions

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Mayor Brandon Scott on Friday announced that Baltimore City will maintain its modified phase 1 coronavirus restrictions. Scott said he will provide another update on Jan. 15 after reviewing another week of COVID-19 data for the city. Image via Facebook Live.

Baltimore City will maintain its current coronavirus-related restrictions, including its prohibition on indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants, Mayor Brandon Scott announced Friday.

PPP is back in 2021. Here are the details on getting a second small business loan

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As we enter 2021, the U.S. still facing an economic recession and massive unemployment as a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. That means relief packages we were introduced to in 2020 will continue, too.

Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations reach pandemic high, state reports second-highest number of new cases

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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

Two weeks after Christmas Day and one week after New Year’s Day, the number of Marylanders currently hospitalized with coronavirus reached a new state record with 1,885 COVID-19 patients.

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