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Dorchester remains only COVID-19 free county, DCPS schools closed four more weeks

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CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County is the only remaining Eastern Shore with no reported COVID-19 cases as the state total jumps to 423 as of 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, March 25.

Dorchester County, and Allegany County in western Maryland, remained free of reported cases of the new coronavirus in totals that are updated and made public on Maryland’s coronavirus website by 10 a.m. every weekday morning. Cases statewide have increased from 349 as of 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, March 24, to 423.

Dorchester County Public Schools will remain closed for four more weeks, according to State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, who made the announcement on Wednesday morning at a press conference with Gov. Larry Hogan.

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