Governor Hogan issues emergency travel order, lowers limit on gatherings
(ANNAPOLIS, MD) - Coronavirus cases in Maryland continue to drastically increase.
As of Thursday morning, health officials report an increase of 2,217 positive cases.
Over 5,100 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in the state.
On Thursday, Governor Larry Hogan announced new COVID-19 restrictions.
The governor issued an emergency travel order, requiring Marylanders to limit travel to "essential purposes" only.
He also stated, travelers to and from Maryland must get a negative COVID-19 test result or self-quarantine for 10 days.
The gathering limit has also been lowered from 25 people to 10.
Watch the latest press briefing here: