Maryland Residents Enjoy Reopening of Ocean City Boardwalk

People flocked to the newly reopened Ocean City boardwalk and beach in Maryland on Sunday, May 10, local media reported.

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan announced plans to reopen the boardwalk and surrounding beaches effective May 9, with social distancing guidelines in place. This video shows people practicing social distancing and they line up outside Thrasher’s French Fries on the boardwalk on Sunday afternoon.

Many boardwalk businesses remained shuttered in accordance with Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order closing nonessential businesses.

As of May 10, Maryland had reported 32,587 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 1,538 deaths. Credit: Ted Sammons via Storyful