COVID-19 Numbers: County Cases Near 2,000, State Cases Pass 10,000

The number of Montgomery County COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,933 according to the statistics released Wednesday morning by the Maryland Department of Health. Montgomery County cases increased by 50 since Tuesday.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the county is 58 which is an increase of four deaths since Tuesday. The Maryland Department of Health now reports the number of deaths that were confirmed by testing and the number that are probably due to COVID-19, but have yet to be confirmed with testing. There was no additional information available on the four deaths.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 10,032 cases of COVID-19 in Maryland, which is an increase of 560 cases from the 9,472 cases reported Tuesday.

The total number of deaths in Maryland due to COVID-19 is currently reported as 349, up from 302 Tuesday. There is no additional information about the 47 victims at this time.

The Maryland Department of Health identifies the number of cases and deaths by race. African Americans continue to be hit hardest with a total of 3,724 cases and 139 deaths. African Americans make up 37 percent of coronavirus cases and 40 percent of the deaths.

By comparison, people whose race was listed as white had a total of 2,425 cases and 109 deaths. Whites make up 24 percent of coronavirus cases and 31 percent of the deaths.

Data by race is not yet available for 2,221 cases and 71 deaths.

Of the total Maryland cases, 2,231 were hospitalized at some point and 607 have been released from isolation. According to the Maryland Department of Health, there have been 45,731 negative coronavirus tests in the state.

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