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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

COVID-19 in Maryland: 3,202 cases added in 24 hours

Photo credit: Maryland Department of Health

(BALTIMORE, MD) Maryland health officials say 3,202 positive coronavirus cases have been added within 24 hours.

An additional 49 people have died. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Maryland is 4,850.

More than 1,700 people are currently hospitalized.

On Wednesday, Mayor Brandon Scott announced new restrictions for  Baltimore City that will go into effect Friday at 5pm.

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Governor Larry Hogan held a briefing Thursday afternoon where he announced new measures to assist businesses and individuals financially.