ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — There are at least 244 cases of COVID-19 in Maryland and three people have died as a result of the virus, according to numbers released Sunday by the Maryland Department of Health.

On Saturday, officials announced the third coronavirus related death in the state.

The victim was a resident of Montgomery County in her 40s who suffered from an underlying medical condition, according to the health department.

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“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and loved ones,” the department said Saturday night.

Cecil County reported its first case early Sunday morning: a woman in her 20s who had not traveled out of the country recently or been in contact with anyone who had done so. She is recovering at home in stable condition

There are also now cases in St. Mary’s, Somerset, Washington and Worcester counties. Queen Anne’s County reported a case Saturday, but the state is not reporting a case there.

Here’s the county-by-county breakdown of cases, according to the state:

  • Anne Arundel – 18
  • Baltimore City – 24
  • Baltimore County – 28
  • Calvert – 1
  • Caroline – 1
  • Carroll – 4
  • Cecil – 1
  • Charles – 5
  • Frederick – 1
  • Harford – 5
  • Howard – 24
  • Montgomery – 83
  • Prince George’s – 40
  • St. Mary’s – 1
  • Somerset – 1
  • Talbot – 1
  • Washington- 1
  • Wicomico – 2
  • Worcester – 2

Here’s the breakdown of cases by age:

  • Under 18 : 3
  • 18-64 : 200
  • 65+ : 41

Gov. Hogan is continuing to urge social distancing and extended his executive order last week to discourage social gatherings to prohibit any gatherings or events with 10 people or more.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

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