Maryland confirms at least 1,660 total positive COVID-19 cases and 14,868 negative results

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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.

Of the state’s total, 429 people who tested positive for COVID-19 were hospitalized at some point, while 53 isolated and were eventually released.

As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 388 confirmed cases in Montgomery County; 341 in Prince George’s County; 227 in Baltimore County; 187 in Baltimore City; 127 in Anne Arundel County; 117 in Howard County; 92 in Carroll County; 40 in Charles County; 33 in Frederick County; 25 in Harford County; 15 each in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties; 14 in Cecil County; 11 in Washington County; seven in Wicomico County; four each in Caroline and Queen Anne’s counties; three each in Talbot, Garrett, Kent and Worcester counties; and one in Somerset County, according to the MDH dashboard.

Allegany and Dorchester counties remain the only two jurisdictions in Maryland that have not yet reported any confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Of Maryland’s confirmed cases, six have been people ages 9 or younger; 32 have been people ages 10-19; 215 have been people ages 20-29; 290 have been people ages 30-39; 304 have been people ages 40-49; 335 have been people ages 50-59; 260 have been people ages 60-69; 157 have been people ages 70-79; and 61 have been people age 80 or older.

Maryland has identified 865 of the confirmed COVID-19 patients as female and 804 as male.

Nationwide, there have been at least 164,719 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, including at least 3,170 deaths and 5,945 recoveries, according to a real-time dashboard created by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday ordered Marylanders to stay at home unless they are conducting essential trips to get food or medicine, or to go to a job at an essential business.

Marcus Dieterle

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