ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Four more people died due to the cold weather in Maryland between February 16 and February 22, bringing the state’s seasonal death toll to 34, according to the latest report from the state’s health department.
The four most recent victims are a man between the ages of 18 and 44 in Anne Arundel County, a man between the ages of 18 and 44 in Calvert County, a man between the ages of 45 and 64 in Anne Arundel County and a man aged 65 or older in Baltimore County.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
Nineteen of the 34 victims were suspected or presumed to be homeless, the report said.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
Maryland saw 50 cold-related deaths during the 2019-2020 winter season.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?