Coronavirus Cases Confirmed Locally, Elrich Says Risk to Public is Still Very Low

The first three cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maryland have been confirmed in Montgomery County, leading Governor Hogan to declare a state of emergency.

Health officials say all three individuals contracted the disease during international travel, and are currently quarantined in their homes.

Information regarding where the patients are located within the county has not yet been released. Public Health Services Chief, Dr. Travis Gayles says the patients are currently doing well clinically. County Executive Marc Elrich says the risk to the general public is still very low.



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