Maryland and Washington, DC: Latest updates on coronavirus

Jada Winder

As of April 2, Maryland is reporting 2,331 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 36 deaths associated with the virus, according to Maryland.gov. This makes it 18th in the list of states for the most US coronavirus cases. Confirmed cases have been reported in 24 out of 24 counties in the state.  As of 7 p.m. local time April 1, Washington, D.C. reported 653 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus and 12 deaths associated with it, according to public health authorities in D.C. This makes it 34th in the list of states for the most US coronavirus cases. A total of 5,070 people in D.C. have been tested for the virus. So far, 173 people have recovered from COVID-19 in the District. Marylander’s are now under a under a “stay at home” order that Republican Gov. Larry Hogan issued March 30. If you have a question about the order, here are answers to 10 commonly asked queries, according to the Baltimore Sun.  https://www.livescience.com/maryland-washington-dc-coronavirus-updates.html