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Maryland coronavirus updates: Sinclair shows gains during pandemic; 572 new cases

Number of cases

There are 92,426 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Maryland as of Aug. 5. See below for a breakdown by county, according to the state health department, and go here to see charts and maps of the makeup of confirmed cases in the state.

Allegany: 276

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Anne Arundel: 7,114

Baltimore City: 11,953

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Baltimore County: 12,666

Calvert: 660

Caroline: 441

Carroll: 1,511

Cecil: 672

Charles: 1,947

Dorchester: 353

Frederick: 3,020

Garrett: 45

Harford: 1,878

Howard: 3,717

Kent: 235

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Montgomery: 17,976

Prince George’s: 23,156

Queen Anne’s: 402

St. Mary’s: 945

Somerset: 129

Talbot: 369

Washington: 989

Wicomico: 1,316

Worcester: 656

Today’s top stories:

11:06 a.m.: Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted revenue and profit in the second quarter thanks to its recent sports network acquisitions, but missed Wall Street estimates as the coronavirus continued to hurt advertising and postpone televised sports.

10:30 a.m.: These are the confirmed Maryland cases of the novel coronavirus, the illness that causes the COVID-19 disease, confirmed by the Maryland Department of Health. The table and map below shows what has been reported by the state and updates at 10 a.m. each day.

10:28 a.m.: Maryland confirmed 572 new cases of the coronavirus and six more deaths Aug 5.

5 a.m.: Data analysis: Maryland’s coronavirus cases in July neared April’s numbers.

5 a.m.: Amid COVID-19 uncertainty, Ravens have fewer questions than most in NFL | COMMENTARY

Yesterday’s top stories:

7:18 p.m.: A star-crossed series between the Orioles and Miami Marlins, which was meant to begin over a week ago but was delayed because of Miami’s COVID-19 outbreak that paused its season, hit one more snag before it could begin Tuesday night at Camden Yards.

4:14 p.m.: Maryland athletics on Tuesday revealed the results of its latest series of coronavirus testing, announcing that no individuals tested positive for COVID-19 out of 227 student-athletes and staff screened for the virus July 27.

4:07 p.m.: McDaniel College’s summer research groups mostly went online this summer, but two small groups of researchers got special permission to work in the labs on campus, working to contribute to the development of drugs designed to fight COVID-19.

3:14 p.m.: Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter says his players let up and paid a price. Jeter blames the team’s COVID-19 outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made the Marlins lax about social distancing and wearing masks.

2:19 p.m.: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he’s working with other states to buy coronavirus antigen tests that return quick results.

1:59 p.m.: To comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines and travel restrictions, Corrigan Sports Enterprises announced Tuesday that the annual Under Armor All-America high school boys and girls lacrosse games have shifted to a regional format for underclassmen.

1:57 p.m.: Timonium-based Michele’s Granola is expanding production capacity to meet growing demand from retailers during coronavirus.

1:46 p.m.: The closure of Euphoria nightclub marks the first time the city has shuttered a restaurant over COVID-19 related violations, said Adam Abadir, spokesman for the city’s health department.

10:46 a.m.: These are the confirmed Maryland cases of the novel coronavirus, the illness that causes the COVID-19 disease, confirmed by the Maryland Department of Health. The table and map below shows what has been reported by the state and updates at 10 a.m. each day.

10:23 a.m.: Maryland officials reported 710 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus Tuesday, the fifth straight day in which the number of new infections was fewer than the prior day.

5:30 a.m.: Anne Arundel consolidating polling places as election judges drop out over coronavirus fears.

5 a.m.: ‘Been a long road’: Orioles pitching prospect Bruce Zimmermann added to player pool after COVID-19 diagnosis.

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