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.