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First COVID-19 death reported in Maryland

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention image)

A Prince George’s County man in his 60s has become the first recorded death connected to COVID-19 in Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the death in a statement Wednesday night. “It is with profound sadness that I announce the first ...

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General Assembly rejects Hogan’s crime-fighting proposals

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in Annapolis. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s effort to enact mandatory minimum prison terms for repeat gun offenders and to discourage judges from handing down reduced sentences was rebuffed during an abbreviated General Assembly session, thanks to the Democratic-led legislature’s opposition ...

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