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Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott To Give COVID-19, Public Security Replace At 2 p.m.

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and city officials will give a coronavirus and public safety update Friday at 2 p.m.

Scott, who had to reschedule his public safety press conference on Wednesday after the U.S. Capitol was stormed by pro-Trump supporters, said he would announce a decision related to COVID-19 restrictions on Friday. He said that decision would be based on the data.

Over the last four weeks, coronavirus case numbers have dropped by 19% in Baltimore City. However, the positivity rate remains above 9% statewide.

As of Friday morning, Baltimore reported a total of 33,528 COVID-19 cases. A total of 723 people have died in the city.

WJZ.com will carry the press conference live.

 

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