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A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus resupply spacecraft is raised into the vertical position on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A, Saturday, September 26, 2020, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Salisbury Daily Times

ANNAPOLIS—Some Maryland nursing homes can begin allowing indoor visitation for the first time in months, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday.

Nursing homes largely closed to visitors earlier this year to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Now, nursing homes that do not have an active COVID-19 outbreak or any recent cases can begin allowing indoor visitation, Hogan said at a news conference in Annapolis.

Kevin Heffner, the president of the LifeSpan Network, which represents nearly 300 senior care providers in the region, said the news will come as a relief to nursing homes and their residents.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced that all of the state’s school systems met safety standards to reopen