ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — As Easter weekend approaches, Howard County is releasing a few reminders on how to safely celebrate the holiday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball recommended that people avoid travel or large gatherings this year.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured After Shooting, Car Crash In Edgewood
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He instead asked people to observe the holiday virtually or with people in your household.
The reminder comes as Howard County’s positivity rate is at 5.5%, the highest since early February.MORE NEWS: Quarter Of Americans Fully Vaccinated Against Coronavirus, CDC Says