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‘Just trying to breathe’: Baltimore couple describe fighting coronavirus at home, and why they fear for others

For many people across the city and world, the coronavirus fight is a homebound existence where there’s little to do but lay in wait, hoping it is you who defeats the virus and not the other way around. Meryam Bouadjemi cared for her partner Fagan Harris after he was diagnosed with coronavirus.(Courtesy of Fagan Harris […]

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Baltimore police confirms 8 coronavirus cases; 219 employees on quarantine

The Baltimore Police Department announced Sunday that six police officers and two civilian employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and an additional 219 are out on quarantine.|| Late-breaking coronavirus updates | Maryland’s latest numbers ||The Police Department is adjusting and modifying the delivery of police services to meet the evolving demands the coronavirus response.Since […]

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Coronavirus Updates: Baltimore County Police Chief Gives Domestic Violence PSA, Resources For Victims

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — As people are being asked to stay home, there are concerns for those who may be in domestic violence situations or generally feel unsafe or uncomfortable with the people they are living with. Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt posted a PSA on domestic violence to give resources to victims […]

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Police Searching For Missing 50-Year-Old Man In Baltimore County

GARRISON, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing man who suffers from a cognitive impairment. Donald Ray Ward, 50, was last seen in the unit block of Nobility Court in Garrison around 7:45 a.m. Sunday. Police said Ward is six feet tall and 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing […]

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Maryland Coronavirus Cases Rise To 3,609; Death Toll Now At 67

MARYLAND — Efforts to protect residents and staff at Maryland nursing homes ramped up Sunday as cases or clusters of cases have been reported at 81 nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the state. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases statewide jumped by 484, according to health officials. That brings the state’s total to […]

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Live updates: Maryland Gov. Hogan emerges as key GOP voice on pandemic; DMV marks highest one-day jump in fatalities

District officials have shuttered the Wharf Fish Market in Southwest after customers crowded its open-air marketplace Saturday, defying social distancing orders. The closure will last through at least April 24, according to a spokeswoman for D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), and may be extended. In the interim, authorities are encouraging Wharf vendors to develop […]

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D.C. jail reports more inmates have tested positive; cases in Washington region climb past 7,000

Meanwhile, the administration of D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) ordered the Wharf Fish Market in Southwest Washington shut down Sunday after customers crowded its open-air marketplace Saturday, defying social-distancing orders. The closure will last through at least April 24, according to a spokeswoman for Bowser, and may be extended. One month to the day […]

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