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

Governor Hogan issues emergency travel order, lowers limit on gatherings

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(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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BR_ZqXEPzzA

Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media.