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COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations Continue To Decline; 45 More Deaths Reported SaturdayForty-five more Marylanders have died from COVID-19, but hospitalizations continue to fall, according to data released on Saturday by the State Department of Health.
Jimmy's Famous Seafood Sets New Goal Of $350K To Help Struggling Restaurants Amid PandemicAfter raising over $200,000 in just four days, Jimmy's Famous Seafood has set a new goal to raise $350,000 for struggling small restaurants in Baltimore.
'It's Super Exciting': Baltimore Restaurants Now Open For In-Person DiningIt was a big day for restaurant and bar owners in Baltimore as COVID-19 restrictions on dining loosened for the first time in six weeks.
Local Doctor Says It Is 'A Little To Early' To Conclude UK COVID-19 Variant May Be More DeadlyConcerns are growing about the variant of coronavirus that's sweeping across the UK and the world. UK officials warn it could be more deadly, but some doctors say it's too early to tell.  
'A Gut Punch': Maryland Teachers' Associations Push Back Against Gov. Hogan's Call To Move To Hybrid In-Person LearningParents, students and teachers are expressing mixed reactions about the risk of in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.
More Than 1,200 Baltimore City Schools Staff Members Register For COVID-19 VaccinationBaltimore City Schools announced Friday more than 1,200 staff members have registered to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. 
FEMA Awards Maryland $341M Grant For COVID-19 ResponseThe Maryland Emergency Management Agency announced Friday that the state will receive a $341 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its COVID-19 response. 
Walmart Expanding COVID-19 Vaccinations To More States, Including MarylandWalmart is rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine in more states, including Maryland, as the Biden administration tries to accelerate distribution.
BWI Airport Using Technology To Measure Whether Travelers Are Properly Following Social Distancing RulesA new program at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is using technology to let travelers at one security checkpoint know whether they are following proper social distancing measures.
DC Native Dave Chappelle Tests Positive For COVID-19, Cancels ShowsDave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said.
COVID-19 Outbreak Reported At William Winchester Elementary School In Carroll CountyA coronavirus outbreak was reported at William Winchester Elementary School in Westminster Thursday.
COVID-19 In Maryland: 57 More Deaths, 2.3K More Cases Reported Friday As Hospitalizations Are DownFifty-seven more Marylanders have died from COVID-19 as the state reports more than 2,300 new cases Friday. The good news, hospitalizations were down again.