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.
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.