GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — For the fifth consecutive week, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Maryland is under $2, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Marylanders can expect to pay an average of $1.86 per gallon, down one cent from last week, the auto organization said.READ MORE: Elkton Motel Owners Shot, One Fatally, After Room Rental Dispute
The only part of the state with an average gas price over $2 per gallon is the Washington, D.C., suburbs, where a gallon of gas costs an average of $2.01.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Thursday Shooting In Northwest Baltimore, Police Say
Nationwide, though, the average gas price increased by five cents over the past week to $1.82 per gallon.MORE NEWS: Maryland Officials Warn Residents About Rise In COVID-19 Related Scams
AAA said as some states begin to loosen stay-at-home restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus, demand for gas will increase, driving prices up as well.