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Julius White

 Baltimore Mayor Jack Young says the city remains under a stay-at-home order amid the pandemic and residents should not hold big parties over the Memorial Day weekend. 

The Maryland Health Department reports a slight uptick in novel coronavirus cases, adding 1,071 cases since Friday.

The Maryland Health Department reports a slight uptick in novel coronavirus cases, adding 1,071 cases since Friday. Thats about a 28 % increase from numbers in the 24 hour period when the number of new cases from Thursday into Friday was 893. State Health officials Saturday reported 45,495 confirmed cases. However, there was a decrease in hospitalizations.

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski says there's been significant progress in expanding testing and Personal Protection Equipment. Olszewski says he’s confident that the County is ready to take the next steps and do so in a safe manner “that protects the health of our city residents.” Olszewski made the announcement Thursday morning. But, there are restrictions not everything is reopening.

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