BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Ten more patients are being tested for coronavirus in Maryland, bringing the total number of pending tests in the state to 12, the state’s health department said Friday morning.
Of the 41 people who have been tested in Maryland for the virus, which causes a disease called COVID-19, 26 tested negative.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 8 Deaths Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline
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Three people, all from Montgomery County, tested positive; all three had traveled outside the country where they contracted the virus. All three people are being quarantined and are doing well clinically, Montgomery County officials said at a press conference Friday morning.
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