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Hogan Announces Actions to Combat New COVID Surge

December 16th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Wednesday announced a series of additional actions to address the potential for a further surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations due to the convergence of the Delta and Omicron variants. Those actions include establishing a Surge Operation Center to Manage Patient Bed Capacity; developing Statewide Hospitalization Thresholds for Future Actions;  and directing hospitals to Submit Pandemic Plans. The governor said while these measures will help, the number one solution to fighting the pandemic is getting vaccinations and booster shots…