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Coronavirus latest: More than 5,000 coronavirus deaths reported in Maryland

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(BALTIMORE, MD) More than 5,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Maryland. 

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. 

READBaltimore hospital gets vaccine, 5 workers inoculated

The governor held a briefing at 4 p.m. Tuesday in regard to the state's vaccination plan. 

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