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Showing on Fox...NBC...CNN...but not ABC nor CBS. Hmm...curious.
He didn't indicate dates in his FB post today.Maryland isn't even close to being able to implement phase 1. Phase 1 is supposed to be initiated after 14 days of declining case numbers. Maryland still has rising case numbers. My guess is it will be middle of May or later before Maryland even considers phase 1.
Fortunately, because of the early and aggressive actions and because of the extraordinary sacrifices of Marylanders, we are now in a position to move from containment and mitigation to planning the gradual rollout of our recovery phase.
There are some very real reasons for hope and optimism right now, and there is clearly a light at the end of this tunnel, but exactly how and when we will get to that light is going to be up to each and every one of us.
Right now while our numbers are still climbing and we are still heading up that curve, not down, it is absolutely critical for Marylanders to stay home, to continue avoiding crowds and gatherings, and to aggressively practice social distancing.
I'm remembering a point early in the Clinton administration where they claimed some sudden drop in the unemployment numbers, as a noteworthy achievement - until it came out that all they did was redefine unemployment.the press has been doing that along depending on the spin of the story .... even counting from one paragraph to another