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Baltimore Mayor stresses stay-at-home order still in effect

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Baltimore Mayor stresses stay-at-home order still in effect

Baltimore Mayor stresses stay-at-home order still in effect

Baltimore Mayor Jack Young is urging people to not "throw a big party" and to avoid large crowds as he made it clear the stay-at-home order is still in effect ahead of Memorial Day weekend.

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OF MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND,BALTIMORE CITY MAYOR JACKYOUNG IS ENCOURAGING PEOPLE TONOT THROW A BIG PARTY ANDAVOID LARGE GATHERINGS..DURING HIS NEWS CONFERENCETHIS AFTERNOON, HE STRESSEDTHAT HIS STAY AT HOME ORDER ISSTILL IN EFFECT.

WMA━2 NEWSRAY STRICKLAND EXPLAINS HOWTHE CITY PLANS TO ENFORCE IT.The mayor is giving noindication on exactly when hewill reopen the citydespite thecounty allowing somebusinesses to reopen todaySo,with the stay at home orderstill in effect...police saythey will be out in full forceto make sure people arefollowing the law.

1:18“Baltimore right now we arethe middle of the most seriousdisease out break in ageneration” Ahead of theholiday weekend, Baltimorecity mayor Jack Young isurging people to avoid largegatherings as he made it clearduring a news conference thestay at home order is still ineffect.

1:24“PleaseBaltimore, this holidayweekend, please do not throw abig party”keep yourcelebrations small with justthe people who lives in thehouse with you.

Mayor Youngsays no one wants to open upmore than he does but he saysright now it would too soonand irresponsible to reopen.“city presser 3:42 iunderstand that people arelosing businesses, people arelosing jobs, but i want toeverything i can to help withthat but I want to make surewe are not putting people atrisk.

2:49“The department hasa significant and substantialplans for this memorial dayweekend to address potentialviolators of the stay at homeand social distancing orderwhile simultaneouslyaddressing crime” Baltimorecity police commissionerMichael Harrison says theseveral units in the policedepartment will have anamplified presence throughoutthe city over the weekend.3:02“We are workingdiligently to carry out thedirectives to keep the publicsafe and to minimize thespread of COVI━19 And alsoduring the news conference,the mayor address presidenttrumpchurches essential and callingon them to reopen.

Mayor Youngsays believed they wereessential along and if thepresident officially orders,he wonworship form reopeningaddingchurch leaders will do theright thing to keepparitioners safe.A CHURCH IN DUNDALK IS





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