Grocery store employees have struggled to keep pace with surging demand as shoppers anxiously stock up on canned food, frozen vegetables, chicken and other products.
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The announcement comes after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's recommendation Thursday morning.
Coronavirus disproportionately affects older populations and people with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The council's Tuesday meeting came shortly after the University of Maryland announced it would be extending spring break by a week and moving classes online for at least two weeks.
UMD has yet to formally announce its plans.
All individuals who tested positive are currently self-quarantined in their homes.
The university has also suspended programs in China and South Korea.
“My first reaction was like, ‘What do I do?’” one student said.