Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has renewed an executive order enabling medical students and people with an out-of-state or expired in-state medical licenses to practice in the medical relief effort because of a shortage in nurses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the program’s website, MRC is a community-based, civilian, volunteer program that helps build the public health infrastructure and response capabilities of Maryland communities.
Maryland reached an all-time high Sunday for seven-day average of new coronavirus cases, averaging 1,122 new cases during the week of Nov. 1.
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WTOP’s Jenny Glick contributed to this report.