***The Maryland Department of Health has information that is not current with what St. Mary’s and Calvert County Health Department officials are reporting. At this time, St. Mary’s County is showing 146 positive cases. Calvert County is reporting 151 cases.***

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — As of Tuesday morning at roughly 10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Health(MDH) is confirming a total of 20,113 cases of the novel coronavirus(COVID-19) across the state of Maryland, while there are going to be more results that are presumably still waiting to be confirmed.

This new total means there are 626 newly confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.

Of the confirmed cases, over 1,528 people are currently hospitalized, and 15 of those were recorded in the past day.

1,295 previously infected people have been released from their isolation according to MDH, 32 of which have been recorded in the past day.

71 people in the state have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s death toll unfortunately up to 929.

Negative test results also grew, with at least 2,183 negative confirmations in the past day, bring that total to 87,672.

At this time, there are at least 836 officially confirmed cases in the Southern Maryland region. Charles County saw their previously confirmed total of 529 cases rise to 539. In Calvert County, cases are now being counted on a rolling basis, which brings their total up to 151, which reflects no new cases since yesterday.

St. Mary’s County also counts cases on a rolling basis now, and records from the county show a total of 146 cases as of 10:30 a.m. This also shows no change in the past day.

A majority of the positive cases across the state are still found in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. PG County still has the most cases of any county in the state, with an overnight increase of at least 233 cases bringing the total to 5,496.

Since yesterday, Montgomery County saw an increase of at least 160 newly recorded cases, bringing their total to at least 4,003.

Anne Arundel County has also confirmed 27 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing their official total to 1,571.

On April 27, the total number of confirmed cases by the Maryland Department of Health was at least 19,502. As of April 28, that recorded number is at least 20,126, showing over a 3.1% increase across the state in the past 24 hours.

The Maryland Department of Health is confirming the following demographic breakdown of the cases, showing that the largest group to be impacted is adults under 65 years of age:

0-9: 246
10-19: 512
20-29: 2,293
30-39: 3,367
40-49: 3,555 
50-59: 3,675
60-69: 2,835 
70-79: 1,973
80+: 1,657

Female: 10,750 
Male: 9,363

This is an ongoing story that we will update with any new information regarding officially confirmed cases in Southern Maryland.

Contact Zach at zach.hill@thebaynet.com