Coronavirus latest: More than 5,000 coronavirus deaths reported in Maryland
(BALTIMORE, MD) More than 5,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Maryland.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 239,362 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) December 15, 2020
The statewide positivity rate is now 7.53%
Maryland has 5,039 deaths, 2,354,515 negative tests and 8,958 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSUTeh pic.twitter.com/dOb2DDkBRY
Records show, four people between the ages of 10 and 19 have died from COVID-19 in Maryland. One child under the age of 10 has died.
Governor Larry Hogan released a statement on the grim milestone Tuesday morning,
Officials say, 1,799 people are currently hospitalized due to the virus.
According to data, 2,401 positive cases have been added in the past 24 hours.
On Monday, the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore City received their first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The governor held a briefing at 4 p.m. Tuesday in regard to the state's vaccination plan.