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Maryland coronavirus updates: Orioles won’t publicize any positive tests; more Canton restaurants close

Number of cases

There are 69,341 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Maryland as of July 4. 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: 208

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Anne Arundel: 5,239

Baltimore City: 7,857

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Baltimore County: 8,234

Calvert: 419

Caroline: 322

Carroll: 1,156

Cecil: 490

Charles: 1,430

Dorchester: 192

Frederick: 2,546

Garrett: 13

Harford: 1,176

Howard: 2,637

Kent: 200

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Montgomery: 15,082

Prince George’s: 18,940

Queen Anne’s: 240

St. Mary’s: 652

Somerset: 87

Talbot: 147

Washington: 695

Wicomico: 1,087

Worcester: 292

Today’s top stories:

3:06 p.m.: Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said Saturday that a few players were still in the intake process for COVID-19 testing, but the team won’t publicize whether there are any positive tests and won’t identify which players are still in the intake process.

2:20 p.m.: Several more restaurants in Baltimore’s Canton neighborhood have temporarily closed in recent days after employees tested positive for COVID-19.

10:11 a.m.: On a day when the potential for gatherings celebrating the Fourth of July has prompted concern among state officials about the further spread of the coronavirus, Maryland reported 380 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.

8 a.m.: Mike Elias, the man charged with guiding the Orioles through a homegrown rebuilding process that now features this summer’s coronavirus-caused detour, has been steadfast this week that if anyone on the major league team wanted to opt out of the 2020 season, the team would understand. And yet no one on the team has opted out.

Yesterday’s top stories:

10:55 a.m.: As the Fourth of July holiday weekend begins, Maryland officials confirmed 538 new cases of the coronavirus Friday, the second straight day the figure topped 500 after being under that total for two weeks.

6:15 a.m.: University of Maryland president Darryl Pines takes over amid ‘two watershed movements’: racial justice and coronavirus

5:50 a.m.: ‘He was extremely sick.’ Elkridge man is 1,000th coronavirus patient discharged from UMMS’ hospitals.

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