COVID-19

November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Concerned About Morgue Capacity as COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Cases Rise

COVID-19 hospitalizations are catching up to case spikes, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said during a media briefing Wednesday. “As you noticed in last week’s press conference we said, ‘You know the hospital data is kind of lagging behind the cases.’ That’s no longer the case,” Gayles said. “We are seeing comparable increases […]

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November 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Lidera el Estado en el Total de Muertes Relacionadas con COVID-19

Estadísticas de COVID-19 del condado de Montgomery El Departamento de Salud de Maryland informó de 383 nuevos casos de COVID-19 en el condado de Montgomery, el miércoles por la mañana. Este es el tercer aumento más grande en un período de 24 horas desde que comenzó la pandemia en marzo y el decimotercer día consecutivo […]

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November 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders Will Receive Emergency Alert on Cell Phones Wednesday at 5 p.m.

At around 5 p.m. Wednesday, Marylanders will receive a statewide emergency alert on their cell phones— only the second time the tool has been used by Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration. The governor’s administration first used the alert on March 31 to inform residents about the state’s new COVID-19 Stay at Home directive, according to a […]

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November 25, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County and Maryland Record Third Highest Number of New COVID-19 Cases

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 383 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. This is the third-largest increase in a 24 hour period since the pandemic began in March and the 13th consecutive day the increase in daily cases is more than 200. The county’s cumulative case count is […]

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November 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Organizations Answer Call for Greater Food Assistance Need Amid Pandemic

2020 has been a year like no other. The pandemic has created an even greater need than usual for food assistance. Fortunately for those in need, a variety of food giveaway events are available locally just in time for Thanksgiving, according to the Montgomery County Food Council. The non-profit helps lead the implementation of COVID-19 […]

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November 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Festividades Podrían Aumentar Casos de Covid-19, Advierten Expertos

Los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) recomiendan compartir el Día de Acción de Gracias y las festividades que se avecinan con aquellos que residen sólo en su hogar y posponer las reuniones con otras personas hasta que sea seguro hacerlo, para evitar la propagación del Covid-19. MyMCMedia conversó con el Doctor […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

County Imposes Immediate New Restrictions on Gathering Sizes, Mask Mandates

Update (Nov. 25): After receiving many questions from residents about Tuesday’s announcement of a new face covering directive, Montgomery County clarified its position. Masks are required anytime residents are likely to come within six feet of someone else. For example, if a resident is walking outside and is likely to come into contact with someone […]

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November 24, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Tuesday’s COVID-19 Daily Case Numbers: Maryland 1,667, Montgomery 233

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The Maryland Department of Health reported 233 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Tuesday morning. This is the 12th consecutive day the increase in daily cases is more than 200. The county’s cumulative case count is 31,622. The county has a rolling seven-day average of 4.64% for positive COVID-19 tests, which […]

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November 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: Policía Aplicará Restricciones de Coronavirus a Partir del Miércoles

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció en la conferencia de prensa sobre el coronavirus del lunes que desplegará soldados de la Policía Estatal de Maryland, en todos los condados, como “Unidades de Cumplimiento de Alta Visibilidad”. A partir del miércoles, las autoridades estatales trabajarán de la mano con las autoridades locales para investigar violaciones sobre las […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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