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First Maryland coronavirus death reported

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Health officials have announced Maryland’s first death from COVID-19.

Governor Larry Hogan confirmed the news on Wednesday night.

“It is with profound sadness that I announce the first death in Maryland as a result of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Governor Hogan. “I ask all Marylanders to join me in praying for his family and loved ones during this difficult time.”

The deceased is a Prince George’s County man in his 60s who had an underlying medical condition.

The governor will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday morning.

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