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Maryland governor ending COVID-19 state of emergency July 1

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced he is ending a state of emergency for COVID-19 on July 1. Hogan’s announcement Tuesday came more than a year and three months since Maryland confirmed its first cases of the coronavirus. On July 1, Hogan says all emergency restrictions and mandates will end. He says face coverings will not be required in any settings, including schools, camps and child care facilities. He says workplaces are still able to set their own policies. Hogan says the battle against the virus is not over. He says Maryland is transitioning from a state of emergency to an ongoing operation.

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