MARYLAND — There are now 19 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Maryland.
Carroll County health officials say they have confirmed their first case of the coronavirus.
The seven new cases include 3 in Prince George's County, 1 in Charles County, 1 in Anne Arundel, 1 in Baltimore County, and 1 in Carroll County.
The seventh Prince George's County patient is a man in his 50s who has a connection to the sixth patient. He is currently hospitalized out-of-state where he tested positive.
The case is Maryland's 18th confirmed.
Mike Ricci, the Communications Director for Gov. Larry Hogan, says that this is a rapidly evolving situation.
As the governor has said throughout the week, we can expect the number of cases to increase.
The cases (As of March 13) now (excluding the additional six cases announced Friday):
- Two Montgomery County residents in their 70s and married who contracted the virus from an Egyptian cruise ship.
- A Montgomery County resident in their 50s who contracted the virus from an Egyptian cruise ship.
- A Montgomery County woman in her 60s who contracted the virus while traveling overseas
- An 86-year-old woman in Harford County who contracted the virus in Turkey
- One man, a Montgomery County resident in his 60s, contracted the virus while traveling on an Egyptian cruise, and was briefly hospitalized.
- A woman in her 50s from Prince George's County who contracted the virus while traveling to Massachusetts.
- An attendee at CPAC from Prince George's County
- A Prince George's County couple contracted the illness while on a cruise