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Baltimore Mayor Scott tests positive for coronavirus (access required)

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has tested positive for COVID-19, his office announced Monday afternoon. “Mayor Scott tested positive for COVID-19 late this morning, and is currently self-isolating at his home in Northeast Baltimore. The mayor is asymptomatic and currently feels ...

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Consequence of COVID-19: A delayed increase in other illnesses (access required)

Insurance companies are expecting a sicker population in the coming year as an ancillary effect of the pandemic.  State insurance regulators told the Senate Finance Committee that fewer preventive medical visits because of COVID-19 will likely result in increased medical ...

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Baltimore, Montgomery County reinstitute indoor masking for all (access required)

Several of the state’s biggest jurisdictions reinstated mask mandates today, hoping to curb the rapidly increasing spread of the Delta variant, a more transmissible strain of the coronavirus that is causing increases in cases in Maryland and nationwide.  Baltimore city ...

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Anne Arundel to require employees to show vaccination or negative test

County government employees in Anne Arundel County will soon have to prove they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or do not test positive for the virus.  Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, a Democrat, announced a series of new policies and ...

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Commercial tenancies, COVID-19 and ‘frustration of purpose’

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan signed a statewide order shutting down all “nonessential businesses” on March 23, 2020. If not designated an essential business by the order, a business had either severely restricted operations or was ...

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