ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is discouraging Marylanders from traveling out-of-state after other states are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases.

Hogan made the announcement Wednesday during a press conference where he said a recent increase in COVID-19 cases has been linked to bars.

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“We’re also advising that Marylanders refrain from traveling to areas that are experiencing rapidly escalating numbers,” Hogan said. “Any Marylander who is traveling to or is returning from travel out-of-state, especially from those states that are experiencing spiking numbers, should get tested.”

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Hogan doubled down on people needing to wear masks in businesses, on public transportation and should continue to practice social distancing and avoid large gatherings.

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