Five more COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed in Frederick County, bringing the total to 54.
One of the previously reported deaths was a duplicate, according to an email from Rissah Watkins, director of Planning, Assessment, and Communication at the Frederick County Health Department, meaning that the total number of deaths Saturday was 49.
Of the five deaths reported Sunday, there was a male in his 80s, two females in their 80s, a female in her 90s and a male in his 70s.
According to the Frederick County Health Department website, there are now 848 confirmed cases in the county, an increase of 18 from Saturday. Two-hundred and thirty-eight people have been released from isolation.
The Maryland Department of Health reported 815 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the state total to 18,581. Thirty new deaths were reported between Saturday and Sunday and the total of COVID-19 deaths statewide is now 827. The state numbers were updated at 10 a.m. Sunday and do not reflect recent updates from individual counties.