UPDATE 2: The 86-year-old patient has been released from the hospital86-year-old patient has been released from the hospital.
UPDATE: Officials say the 86-year-old woman contracted the virus while traveling to Albania and Turkey.
Original story below…
ANNAPOLIS, MD—A Harford County woman has tested positive for coronavirus.
Governor Larry Hogan announced on Sunday evening that a Harford County woman in her 80s and a Montgomery County man in his 60s have tested positive for coronavirus.
Both patients contracted the virus while traveling overseas.
Health officials added that there are “no major concerns over exposure risk to the community.”
The total number of Maryland coronavirus patients now stands at five.
The Harford County woman remains hospitalized and the Montgomery County man was briefly hospitalized, according to the governor.
A total of 62 patients have tested negative for COVID-19.
Governor Hogan will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon to provide additional details.