Coronavirus Cases Increase to 127 in Montgomery County, 423 in Maryland

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 127 according to figures the state Department of Health released Wednesday morning.

There were 83 cases on Sunday morning which increased to 93 on Monday and 107 on Tuesday.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 423 confirmed cases in Maryland, up from 349 on Tuesday.

Montgomery County has the highest number of Maryland’s cases – 127 which accounts for 30% of the state total – and Prince George’s County has the next highest total with 76 cases as of Wednesday morning.

Government and health officials emphasize that the number of confirmed cases will grow as more residents across the state are tested.

The Maryland Department of Health announced Tuesday the state’s fourth death as a result of coronavirus. Health officials said the victim was a Prince George’s County resident in his 60s who suffered from an underlying medical condition.

Maryland’s third coronavirus death was reported on Saturday, March 21. The Montgomery County resident was a woman in her 40s who suffered from underlying medical conditions.

The second coronavirus death in the state was reported Friday, March 20. The Baltimore County resident was in his 60s and he had underlying medical issues.

The State’s first coronavirus death was reported Wednesday, March 18. The patient was a Prince George’s County man in his 60s who suffered from an underlying medical condition.

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