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.

— Hannah Himes

(7) comments

Jleftwich

Hogan orders MD Health Dept to share Covid numbers related to nursing homes:

https://bit.ly/2VHCzzH

hdthunder9

This is exactly why the stay at home rule should remain most of the summer. But I guess money is more important than a human life!!!!!

bosco

According to mainstream media NBC tonight, Sweden's herd immunity approach has resulted in the same death rate as the US, without shutting down and destroying their economy.

BetteBrown

Hannah and FNP, you might want to refer to the people lost as men and women rather than males and females. Their families might find that more respectful and kind language.

bosco

Still more nursing home/adult care facility deaths?

TINAE

inquiring minds want to know. The cover up is so clear,

TINAE

inquiring minds want to know, the cover up is so clear, :(

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