159,900 Coronavirus Cases Reported In Maryland

Cases in Frederick County stand over 5,000










Frederick, MD (KB) The Frederick County Health Department is reporting an increase in coronavirus cases.

The number of COVID-19 cases locally, as of Thursday, is 5,373. That is 55 more cases than reported on Wednesday. The number of deaths remains at 132.

The local seven-day positivity rate is 5%. That is the percentage of patients who test positive for the coronavirus out of all of those tested over a seven-day period.

As for state-wide cases, the Maryland Department of Health reported a total of 159,900 cases on Thursday. In addition, a total of 4,112 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 in the state of Maryland.

Howard County is reporting 6,581 confirmed cases.

2,787 coronavirus cases in Washington County.

2,592 cases of the virus have been recorded in Carroll County.