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Hogan to Lift Stay at Home Order Friday

May 14th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan will lift Maryland’s stay at home order on Friday at 5 p.m. Hogan said Maryland has achieved the 14-day plateauing and decline of hospitalizations. During a late Wednesday afternoon press conference Hogan announced that rate of new deaths; hospitalizations and ICU patients have steadily declined. Although the stay at home order is lifted, the state will be moving toward a instead to a Safer-at-Home public health advisory. Along with the order being lifted, Hogan announced he would move most of the state into stage one of the recovery plan. Among the new guidelines, retail outlets can open at 50 percent capacity.  In addition, manufacturing can resume as long as precautions are in place. Barber shops and hair salons can also reopen, at 50 percent capacity, and by appointment only. Places of worship may resume holding services – but they’re strongly encouraged to have those services outdoors. Indoor worship will be permitted, but at 50 percent capacity, and with appropriate social distancing. The governor stressed, however, that those guidelines will be tailored to individual jurisdictions with local governments given that autonomy…

2 Responses to “Hogan to Lift Stay at Home Order Friday”

  1. May 14, 2020 at 5:29 am, jim said:

    As Maryland prepares to surpass Connecticut and Georgia to place it in the top 10 infection and death states

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  2. May 14, 2020 at 10:15 am, Lav said:

    I take this means we can cross state lines (go to PA or WV) without coming back and self-quarantining for 14 days?

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