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Hogan Points to Low COVID-19 Metrics Despite Delta Variant

August 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

During his latest COVID update, Governor Larry Hogan emphasized that Marylanders should feel confident about going back to daily lives because the state's COVID-19 metrics are down. Hogan said that Maryland has now transitioned from the crisis phase of the state of emergency to a more sustained, ongoing, long-term public health management response. While the Delta variant is a concern- the governor says the pandemic is essentially under control. Although the state is not imposing any new restrictions or mandates at this time Hogan says that local jurisdictions have the authority to implement any restrictions they may feel are necessary…