PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A reported 6th person has tested positive for the coronavirus in Maryland, according to Prince George's County Executive.
The county has been notified that one of their residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
County Executive Angela Aslobrooks said the individual is a woman in her 50s who contracted COVID-19 while traveling to Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Department of Health contacted the patient, who is now at home, and in good condition.
Reportedly, she has had no contact with school children.
Prince George’s County has been notified that one of our residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. We will hold a press conference tomorrow morning to update the community. pic.twitter.com/Zaec0Y82wL
— County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (@CEXAlsobrooks) March 9, 2020
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said the case has been identified as the state's 6th confirmed case. The resident contracted the virus during out-of-state travel.
State officials have identified Maryland’s sixth confirmed case of COVID-19, a PG County resident who contracted the virus during out-of-state travel. There appear to be no major concerns over exposure risk to the community & no connection to the previous positive cases.
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) March 10, 2020
This comes after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan gave updates on the latest two individuals, who were tested positive for COVID-19 in Harford and Montgomery counties.