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  • Maryland: Covid-19 Cases - 112,119 cases; 3,655 confirmed + 144 probable = 3,799 deaths

    Source: https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/3...ernor/2232627/

    3 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland: Governor
    By Matthew Stabley • Published 40 mins ago • Updated 23 mins ago

    Maryland's public health laboratory in Baltimore confirmed the first three cases of COVID-19 in the state, Gov. Larry Hogan said.

    The patients caught the virus while traveling overseas, the governor said in a news release...
    Last edited by JimO; March 15, 2020, 12:44 PM.

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    Marylanders if Sat Feb 29th you went to Village at Rockville & attended an event between 12pm-6 pm you should per the State immediately contact your doctor. Please view the press conference linked below for further details. These cases relate to interaction with Bucks County closures, it appears the Texas cases and an Egyptian Cruise are also related. The 3 Maryland positive cases are not community spread. 7 tests were returned negative today including the 3 children who visited Westchester. 8 cases are still pending.
    https://www.pscp.tv/LarryHogan/1lPJqVDdqNmxb?t=32s
    This is a confirmed #COVID-19 exposure. Individuals who visited during this time period should monitor themselves for symptoms & contact 410-517-3720 with questions.
    Last edited by Rose; March 6, 2020, 07:31 PM.

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    • #3
      Maryland needs to clarify the date. The Health department has published Feb, 28th. March 6, 2020
      Media Contact:
      Deidre McCabe, Director, Office of Communications, 410-767-3536
      Charlie Gischlar, Deputy Director, Media Relations, 410-767-6491

      Maryland Department of Health reports potential COVID-19 exposure risk at The Village at Rockville

      Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has determined that a person confirmed to have Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, attended a gathering at The Village at Rockville on February 28, 2020. The time period of risk of exposure is from noon to 6 p.m. Those who attended the event may be at some risk for acquiring COVID-19.

      MDH recommends that members of the public who attended this event monitor themselves for symptoms of a respiratory infection including fever, cold-like symptoms, cough, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath until March 13, 2020.

      Until then, persons who attended this event should check their temperature twice a day and notify their health care provider and local health department if their temperature is greater than 100.4 or they develop a respiratory illness. They should remain at home until they receive instructions about next steps from their health care provider or local health department.

      Members of the public who have questions about this information are encouraged to call the Maryland Emergency Management Agency call center at 410-517-3720. The call center is available until midnight tonight and from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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      The Maryland Department of Health is dedicated to protecting and improving the health and safety of all Marylanders through disease prevention, access to care, quality management and community engagement.

      Follow us on Twitter @MDHealthDept and at Facebook.com/MDHealthDept.​

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      • #4
        Low-Risk Exposure of COVID-19 Reported at The Village at Rockville

        March 7, 2020

        The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community was notified by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) late this afternoon that a Maryland resident who tested positive for coronavirus attended a public event at The Village at Rockville on Friday, February 28 from noon to 6 p.m. Earlier reports incorrectly indicated the event was on Saturday, February 29.

        The MDH has expressed that the risk of potential exposure during this event was low. However, taking the best practice in precaution, The Village at Rockville is working closely with the MDH to follow their recommended procedures for monitoring conditions of residents and team members who attended the event through March 14, 2020. There are no residents or team members at The Village at Rockville who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus nor are any exhibiting symptoms of the virus.

        “Our primary focus is to maintain our highest level of well-being for our residents and team members,” said Kyle Hrebren, executive director at The Village Rockville. “We will remain diligent in taking the necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of our community and the greater Rockville community.” Prior to this notification, according to Karen Sroka, director of clinical services for NLCS, The Village at Rockville has been diligently educating residents and staff members weekly and following both the CDC and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recommendations.

        As this event also included guests from the greater community, the MDH also requested that those guests contact their health care provider or the Maryland Emergency Agency Call Center at 410-517-3720. These individuals will also continue to be monitored for symptoms through March 14.

        “The MDH has confirmed that those who attended the event do not need to be self-quarantined unless symptoms of a fever, cough or a respiratory illness occur,” Hreben said. Additionally, the MDH has also confirmed that those who did not attend the event do not need to self-monitor.”

        In an abundance of caution, The Village at Rockville has postponed all gathering and public events until March 14. Additionally, visiting hours will be restricted hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

        https://www.thevillageatrockville.or...s_item_id=1126
        "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
        -Nelson Mandela

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        • #5
          Two more cases of coronavirus in Maryland, officials say

          Blair Young

          Gov. Larry Hogan announced Sunday that state officials have identified two additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus in the state of Maryland. The state now has five total confirmed cases, and 62 negative tests for COVID-19.

          The two new positive cases are a woman, a Harford County resident in her 80s who contracted the virus while traveling overseas and is currently hospitalized and a man, a Montgomery County resident in his 60s who contracted the virus while traveling overseas and was briefly hospitalized.
          ...
          https://www.wbaltv.com/article/two-m...hogan/31274467
          "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
          -Nelson Mandela

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          • #6
            Source: https://www.wbaltv.com/article/one-p...yland/31303928


            Latest coronavirus case contracted during out-of-state travel, officials say
            WBAL Updated: 9:50 PM EDT Mar 9, 2020

            PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. —

            Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said a resident has tested positive for the COVID-19, novel coronavirus, making it the first case in the county and the sixth case overall in Maryland.

            According to Alsobrooks, who took to Twitter Monday night: "Prince George’s County has been notified that one of our residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We will hold a press conference tomorrow morning to update the community."
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            The patient is a woman in her 50s who has had no contact with schoolchildren and is currently self-quarantined at home and in good condition.

            Gov. Larry Hogan said the woman contracted the virus during out-of-state travel, making it the first case in the state in which international travel wasn't involved...

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            • #7
              Eight people have now been positively diagnosed with coronavirus in the state.
              Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said three residents have tested positive for the COVID-19,novel coronavirus.

              https://www.wbaltv.com/article/one-p...yland/31303928

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              • #8
                Source: https://www.wbaltv.com/article/new-c...yland/31362317

                ..."State officials have confirmed the ninth positive case of COVID-19 in Maryland. It is a Montgomery County resident—a woman in her 60s—who contracted the virus while traveling overseas. This case is connected to the same Egyptian cruise as 5 of the state’s previous positive cases.," Hogan said on Twitter...

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                • #9
                  Maryland: 12 Cases Confirmed

                  Twelve people have tested positive for the virus in Maryland.

                  Three people in Montgomery County were diagnosed after they took a cruise in Egypt, on the Nile River. They are a woman in her 50s and a married couple in their 70s, who did not travel as a group.

                  A Montgomery County resident in his 60s was diagnosed after traveling in Egypt and Thailand, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said.

                  A Montgomery County woman in her 60s also tested positive after visiting Egypt.

                  "This case is connected to the same Egyptian cruise ship as five of the state’s previous positive cases," the governor said in a statement.

                  A Harford County woman in her 80s also caught the virus while traveling abroad. She visited Turkey, Hogan said. The Turkish Embassy said the woman had a "brief stopover" in Istanbul and flew from Albania.

                  A woman in her 50s who lives in Prince George's County contracted the virus on a trip to Boston, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said.

                  Two other Prince George's County residents were diagnosed after returning from a cruise. Information was not released on where they traveled.

                  A Montgomery County man in his 20s recently traveled to Spain.

                  A Baltimore County man in his 60s worked at AIPAC in D.C., which was attended by others who tested positive.

                  A Prince George's County man in his 60s was hospitalized. His travel history is being investigated.

                  By Sunday, a total of 73 tests for Maryland had come back negative.
                  https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/l...a-dmv/2230095/


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                  • #10
                    https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/
                    lists 26 cases for Maryland, no details.

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                    • #11
                      Maryland Cases 31
                      COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland


                      Number of Confirmed Cases: 31

                      Anne Arundel (2)
                      Baltimore City (1)
                      Baltimore County (3)
                      Carroll (1)
                      Charles (1)
                      Harford (2)
                      Prince George's (9)
                      Montgomery (12)

                      Source: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/

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                      • #12
                        Lorien Nursing Home Resident Elkridge, Md confirmed as 32 case.

                        The Howard County Health Department has announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Howard County.

                        The announcement was made in a Sunday afternoon press conference by County Executive Calvin Ball, who said the patient is an 82-year-old woman who has underlying medical conditions. She is currently hospitalized. Officials said she had limited contact with others. It is not known how she contracted the disease.

                        OnSunday evening, state health officials confirmed that the patient was a resident of Lorien Elkridge, a nursing home facility in Howard County.
                        Source: https://www.wbal.com/article/441406/...uarantined/amp

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                        • #13
                          NIH Employee tests positive.

                          Source: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news...d-19-infection


                          Sunday, March 15, 2020
                          NIH Reports First Known Employee with COVID-19 Infection

                          NIH informed its staff early this morning that it has its first known case of an NIH staff member who has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. NIH has reported the case to state and local public health officials. While this is an unfortunate development, it is not surprising, and NIH expects that there will be more cases of infection among NIH staff.

                          The individual works for the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases but is not involved in patient care. The individual is quarantined at home and doing well. Importantly, the individual was asymptomatic while at work, which is believed to lower the risk of transmission. After developing symptoms, the individual took the appropriate action, stayed home and called the NIH Occupational Medical Service (OMS), which is managing potential COVID-19 infection among NIH staff. OMS arranged testing, and the result was positive. NIH commends the infected individual for following the NIH guidance, which has allowed us to take swift action.

                          OMS and the NIH Clinical Center Hospital Epidemiology Service have identified staff who work in close proximity to this individual and may have been exposed. Those individuals have been contacted and will be screened for symptoms as soon as possible and asked to self-quarantine at home if their exposure constitutes a significant risk of infection according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. OMS will monitor them closely for infection.

                          NIH will handle each case with the utmost respect to privacy while also informing potentially affected staff and taking swift measures to mitigate spread of the virus. NIH is reminding staff to follow the CDC guidance about COVID-19 to prevent illness and recognize symptoms.

                          About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.


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                          • #14
                            Source: https://www.baltimoresun.com/coronav...7ji-story.html

                            Maryland coronavirus cases up to at least 37, six additional cases confirmed
                            By Baltimore Sun staff
                            Baltimore Sun |
                            Mar 16, 2020 | 10:33 AM

                            The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland rose to 37 Monday, an additional six cases since Sunday, according to the Maryland Health Department.

                            There have been 15 confirmed cases in Montgomery County, 10 in Prince George’s, four in Baltimore County, two in Harford County, one in Baltimore City, one in Anne Arundel, one in Howard, one in Carroll, one in Charles, and one in Talbot, according to the Gov. Larry Hogan’s spokesman Mike Ricci...

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                            • #15
                              Maryland Covid19 Cases: 57
                              COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland


                              Number of Confirmed Cases: 57

                              Cases by County:

                              Anne Arundel - 3
                              Baltimore City - 1
                              Baltimore County - 6
                              Carroll - 1
                              Charles - 1
                              Frederick - 1
                              Harford - 2
                              Howard - 3
                              Montgomery - 24
                              Prince George's - 14
                              Talbot - 1


                              Cases by Age Range:

                              0-18 : 0
                              19-64 : 37
                              65+ : 20

                              Source: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov

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