BALTIMORE, MD—A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Baltimore City.
On Monday afternoon, Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young announced that the Maryland Department of Health confirmed that a woman in her 20s tested positive for COVID-19.
“Everyone in Baltimore City has to take seriously the need to practice social distancing, in additional to increased hand washing,” said Mayor Young. “This virus is not a joke and the quicker we have maximum participation from our residents, the better for everyone. We will continue to take aggressive measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, but we need the public’s help.”
There are now 37 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Maryland.
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa and the Maryland Department of Health are actively investigating this newest case.
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Today, I announced that the @MDHealthDept has identified the second positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Baltimore City.
— Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young (@mayorbcyoung) March 16, 2020