Three cases of coronavirus confirmed in Cecil County

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Posted at 7:01 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 19:04:12-04

CECIL COUNTY, Md. — There are now three confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Cecil County.

County Executive Alan McCarthy issued a declaration of emergency for Cecil County on Monday, which authorizes the deployment of requisite resources and requests access to the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact; and therefore activating the Cecil County Emergency Operations Plan.

The Cecil County Administration Building remains closed to the public, except by appointment only. The main number to the administration building is 410-996-5200.

Please continue to practice good hygiene by washing and sanitizing hands frequently, avoid contact with sick people, cough or sneeze into your elbow, practice social distancing at all times and self-isolate.

There were 288 confirmed cases in Maryland as of Monday morning.