John Aaron discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News

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Is John Aaron it's good to be with you this morning as Virginia and Maryland make plans to begin slowly lifting some corona virus related restrictions Montgomery county executive Marc Elrich is urging caution Montgomery County executive Eldridge says residents should anticipate a regional approach to re opening rather than statewide we are not the western part of the state or parts of the eastern shore we have a caseload which is still growing L. which links the county's re opening fate to that of neighboring prince George's the district and even northern Virginia until we're all ready to open it is not treating for any one of us the opening prince George's county has Maryland's highest number of coronavirus cases Montgomery County has the second highest Dick you Leon WTOP news one summer tradition will not be happening this year Howard County department of recreation and parks has canceled plans for the July fourth fireworks posted every year at Lake Kemah Conde in Colombia the department also canceled all weddings and other large gatherings at their park facilities through June fourteenth couples were contacted and given the option of a refund or rescheduling in a statement county executive Calvin ball said it is imperative they take these precautions to keep Howard County residents safe in March Howard County announced one in the woods was canceled which was scheduled for next weekend and ticket holders received a full refund Sarah Jacobs WTOP news more learning more details about the nursing home with the highest number of coded nineteen deaths of any facility in Maryland regulators say in a new report that issues that sage point senior living in La Plata included staff leaving open the door of a feverish coughing man residents who tested positive for the corona virus not being separated from those who were negative and staff including managers not consistently wearing personal protective equipment The Washington Post reports the facility is facing tens of thousands of dollars in fines from the state one mom on the front lines of the pandemic got a big surprise ahead of mother's day gift of twenty five thousand dollars from tonight show host Jimmy Fallon and Sam song Fallon showed the check to delay a Carter a forty one year old registered nurse from Severn through a video chat Carter is a mother of four who works in an assisted living facility and is also putting herself through graduate school the capital Gazette reports she was one of six moms who were surprised with the gifts they thought they were taking part in a video documentary about what it's like to be working amid the pandemic even Fallon's presence was a surprise after each interview began with someone else there won't be any lines outside of embassies in DC for Europe today but that doesn't mean it's not being observed the traditions of just shifted online every year the delegation of the European Union to the United States and the embassies of the E. U. member states honor your update by opening their doors to the public in DC this year but for obvious reasons the instructor the European ambassador to the US spoke during the launch of the online event the embassy open house has shifted online in an event called home with the E. U. DC mayor Muriel Bowser during the kick off we are reminded now more than ever of how connected our world is we know that this is.

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