ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A year ago today, March 18, Maryland reported its first coronavirus-related death.
Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement that a man in his 60s from Prince George’s County had died from the virus. He suffered from an underlying medical condition.READ MORE: 4-Week-Old Husky Puppies In Critical Condition After They Were Rescued In Baltimore
At the time we were all still learning about COVID-19. That morning the state had only reported 80 positive COVID cases.READ MORE: 2 Charged In Shooting Of 26-Year-Old Woman In Windsor Mill
A year later, 7,929 Marylanders have died from the virus — 14 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. As of Thursday morning, 396,746 positive cases have been reported over the span of the pandemic in Maryland.LIST: Bills Passed By Maryland General Assembly This Session