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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Maryland sees over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases added in 24 hour period


Maryland Health Officials are reporting 1new COVID-19 cases across the state.  That brings the statewide total to 31,534 .  

The death toll stands at 1,510.  That doesn't include the 104 probable deaths related to the virus.  A stay-at-home is in effect with restrictions recently lifted on outdoor activities. There have been 124,494 Marylanders to test negative for the virus and 2,159 COVID-19 patients have been released from isolation. Prince George’s County continues to lead the state with 9,205 patients, followed by Montgomery County 6,555, Baltimore - 3,737, Baltimore City - 3,208 and Anne Arundel rounds out the top five with 2,372 cases.

See more Maryland COVID-19 Data here

The number of Americans infected with the new coronavirus is topping one-point-three million.  Johns Hopkins researchers report the number who have died in this country is approaching 79-thousand.  The five states reporting the most deaths are New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan and Pennsylvania.  Nearly 27-thousand have died in New York alone.  Globally, more than four million people are infected and almost 280-thousand have died.  The United Kingdom has moved ahead of Italy into second in the highest number of deaths, trailing only the U.S.