BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Mayor Jack Young Thursday announced a ban on all city permitted events with more than 250 attendants in Baltimore amid the coronavirus pandemic.

City officials also recommend that other events with more than 250 people be postponed. They did not say for how long.

There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Baltimore, but they are preparing for the possibility.


As other areas are doing so, Baltimore is temporarily suspending services at senior centers, though meals will still be provided to city seniors.

Schools across the state will be closed for two weeks beginning Monday. Numerous other events, church services and other programs have been canceled or postponed; click here for the latest list.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.


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