WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Maryland is getting another nearly $206 million to help expand its coronavirus testing capacity, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday.

In total, the state will get $205,723,600 to expand testing capacity across the state. The federal funds were approved as part of the Paycheck Protection Program and the Health Care Enhancement Act.

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Last week, lawmakers announced a separate nearly $7 million award to help community health centers in the state expand their testing efforts.

As of Wednesday, there are 34,812 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland and 1,694 deaths. Nearly 139,000 people have tested negative for the virus.

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