Maryland county adds new restrictions to combat spread of coronavirus

Maryland’s Anne Arundel County announced a flurry of new pandemic-related restrictions Thursday to curb transmission of the novel coronavirus after a surge in infections that began earlier this month. The county, home to Annapolis, capped the size of indoor gatherings at 25 and outdoor gatherings at 50, barred congregating inside a shopping mall and ordered bars and restaurants to close by 10 p.m. daily. It is the second Maryland locality this week to restrict activities that were permitted under reopening plans, with the purpose of averting caseload spikes seen elsewhere in the country. (Wash Post)

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