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Anne Arundel County tolls the bell for 500+ residents who died of COVID-19

County Executive Steuart Pittman and first responders hold tribute to those who lost their life to COVID-19
Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 11:01:32-05

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and other leaders braved the elements Thursday to pay their respects to more than 500 residents who lost their life to COVID-19 since the pandemic began, last March.

The tribute featured a tolling of the bell followed by 500 seconds of silence.

As of Thursday, there were 34,216 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Anne Arundel County.

Watch the brief ceremony below.