Five more people in Maryland have died of the coronavirus, the Maryland Department of Health announced Sunday afternoon in a news release.
The number of COVID-19 deaths rose from 10 to 15 Sunday after increasing from five to 10 Saturday.
The deaths announced Sunday were a Carroll County man in his 90s; a Howard County man in his 70s; a Prince George’s County man in his 30s; a Prince George’s County woman in her 50s; and a Prince George’s County man in his 70s. All five had underlying health conditions.
On Sunday morning, Maryland announced that 247 new cases had been confirmed since Saturday morning, including 72 in Carroll County after the disease spread in a Mount Airy retirement home.
That brought Carroll’s total of confirmed cases to 82 and the statewide number to 1,239.