Montgomery County Will Stay In Phase Two

Though the governor will allow counties to move into Phase 3 of reopening, Montgomery County officials say that will stay in Phase 2 for now.

Tuesday, Governor Larry Hogan gave the state’s county leaders the go-ahead to move into Phase 3 of reopening. But today, Montgomery County’s leader says the county will stay in Phase Two of coronavirus restrictions. County Executive Marc Elrich said that the virus is still too dangerous.  Prince George’s County officials say they will announce their plans tomorrow.  Charles, Howard and St. Mary’s Counties have announced they will move into Phase 3 reopening.
Maryland is planning to go into Phase Three of coronavirus restrictions effective Friday at five p.m.