COVID-19 in Maryland

Special Sign-Up Period for Health Insurance Opens

Maryland residents who lack health insurance — and who are spooked by the COVID-19 outbreak — can sign-up for coverage next week.In response to...

Josh Kurtz: How Long Should They Stick Around?

A year ago, it didn't seem possible that a General Assembly session could be more surreal.In the course of a few short weeks in...

Legislature to Work All Weekend — Is Early Adjournment Possible?

The Maryland General Assembly will work through the weekend ― and under extraordinary circumstances.Members have been asked to dismiss their staffs as legislative leaders...

Schools Closing for 2 Weeks as Officials Announce Extraordinary Measures to Combat Virus

State officials on Thursday announced a series of measures to mitigate the outbreak of COVID-19 in Maryland -- including ordering all public schools closed...

State Revenue Board Cites Economic Uncertainty, Urges Care in Spending

Maryland’s top fiscal leaders urged restraint in state spending on Thursday as the state faces an increasing number of COVID-19 cases.The Board of Revenue...

Assembly Leaders Announce Steps to Ensure ‘Social Distancing’ in Annapolis

The presiding officers of the Maryland General Assembly announced Thursday morning that they are taking steps to protect the public -- and their members...

BULLETIN ― We’re Postponing Our Trivia Night

To our friends and Trivia Night fans:Out of an abundance of caution, we've decided to postpone Maryland Matters Trivia Night 2020, which had been scheduled for Thursday, March...

Updates from State and Local Officials on the Coronavirus

Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Maryland late Wednesday, bring the state’s total to 12.Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced that...

Ninth COVID-19 Patient Diagnosed, Governor Expects Cases to ‘Rapidly Rise’

A Montgomery County resident who traveled aboard an Egyptian cruise ship on which five other Maryland residents contracted the coronavirus has also tested positive...

Situation Is ‘Escalating Rapidly,’ Hogan Says as Coronavirus Cases Mount

Like the first three Maryland residents who tested positive for the coronavirus, the latest two contracted the disease during overseas travel, Gov. Lawrence J....