The right lane of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge’s westbound deck has reopened after an extensive project to repair and repave a deteriorating portion of the road, Gov. Larry Hogan announced today during an appearance on Eastern Shore radio station WGMD.
Work was completed one year ahead of schedule, a welcome bit of good news during the coronavirus pandemic.
An additional 13 Marylanders have died from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to at least 31 as of Wednesday morning, state officials said.
Maryland has a total of at least 1,985 confirmed COVID-19 cases–325 more than on Tuesday. At least 17,233 people have tested negative for the virus, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s Maryland COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.
A third Baltimore resident has died from coronavirus, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced Tuesday afternoon.
The woman was in her 70s. On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Health announced a Baltimore woman in her 60s and another in her 80s, both of whom had underlying conditions, were the first in the city to die from the virus.
As health care workers face a dwindling supply of protective equipment to treat the coronavirus outbreak, Under Armour has started manufacturing and assembling face masks and face shields.
The athletic apparel company headquartered in Tide Point announced Tuesday that it is producing the gear and specially equipped fanny packs for the University of Maryland Medical System’s 28,000 health care providers and staff.
At least 1,660 Marylanders have tested positive for coronavirus, while 14,868 have tested negative as of Tuesday morning, according to state health officials.
The state’s total number of confirmed cases grew by 247 additional cases Tuesday. Eighteen Marylanders have died from COVID-19, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s Maryland COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.
One inmate and two non-correctional contract employees have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the first confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Maryland state jails and prisons, according to multiplereports.
The individuals were located at two different facilities–one in Baltimore and one in Jessup.
At least 1,413 Marylanders have tested positive for coronavirus, while 13,316 have tested negative as of Monday morning, according to state health officials.
The state’s total number of confirmed cases grew by 174 additional cases Monday. Fifteen Marylanders have died from COVID-19, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s Maryland COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.
The state of Maryland and Bloomberg Philanthropies are jointly funding a Johns Hopkins-led study to develop a possible treatment for COVID-19 using blood plasma from survivors of the virus, Gov. Larry Hogan’s office announced today.