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

Baltimore City leaders hold virtual ceremony to commemorate COVID-19 Memorial Day

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — On Monday, Mayor Brandon Scott, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa and members of the Baltimore City Council held a virtual ceremony to commemorate COVID-19 Memorial Day. 

During the ceremony, Mayor Scott proclaimed March 1st, 2021 as COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day in Baltimore "in remembrance of those who have lost their lives and in honor of those who continue to suffer from the impact of the virus". 

Officials say, 797 Baltimoreans have died due to the coronavirus. 

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