The first three cases of the Coronavirus have been confirmed in Maryland, according to Governor Larry Hogan.
Hogan says he received confirmation of the cases from Maryland's Public Health Laboratory in Baltimore. It is believed the three people got the virus while traveling overseas.
"We have been actively preparing for this situation over the last several weeks across all levels of government. I encourage all Marylanders not to panic, but to take this seriously and to stay informed as we continue to provide updates," Hogan said.
Hogan reportedly moved $10M to a coronavirus emergency preparedness fund to fight the serious illness.
He says that Maryland is still at a "low-risk level" for the virus and says he is doing everything he can to take the proper precauations.
Hogan plans to hold a press conference with additional information.
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