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The Peninsula Regional Medical Center reports first coronavirus death

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Posted at 5:10 PM, Mar 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-28 17:10:11-04

BALTIMORE — The Peninsula Regional Medical Center reported its first coronavirus related death on Saturday.

The Peninsula Regional Medical Center located in Salisbury said via Facebook: "Peninsula Regional Medical Center is saddened to report the passing of the first patient under our care who had tested positive for COVID-19. As the disease progresses across our nation, state and region, this is a somber reality being faced by a number of hospitals, healthcare systems, communities and families."

There are now 992 cases of coronavirus and 5 virus related deaths in Maryland.