ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — With five cases of coronavirus confirmed in Maryland and the number worldwide topping 110,000, Gov. Larry Hogan Monday said all out-of-state travel for state employees is being canceled.
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During that same news conference, Hogan urged residents 60 and older and those with underlying health conditions to stay home as much as possible. Those people are at a higher risk for contracting the virus, he said.
State agencies should also prepare for employees to be required to work from home, the governor said.