***The Maryland Department of Health has information that is not current with what St. Mary’s County Health Department officials are reporting. At this time, St. Mary’s County is showing 50 positive cases.***

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — As of Monday morning at roughly 10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Health(MDH) is confirming a total of 4,045 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 over 436 newly confirmed cases in the past 24 hours.

Of the confirmed cases, over 1,059 people have ever been hospitalized, and 123 of those were recorded in the past day. 184 people have been released from their isolation according to MDH, 25 of which have been recorded in the past day. This is more recoveries than have been recorded in at least three days.

24 people in the state have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s death toll unfortunately up to 91.

Negative test results also grew, with at least 844 negative confirmations in the past day, bring that total to 25,572.

At this time, there are 219 officially confirmed cases in the Southern Maryland region. Charles County saw their previously confirmed total of 111 cases rise to 129. In Calvert County, MDH has confirmed one more official cases, bringing their total up to 40. St. Mary’s County now counts cases on a rolling basis, and records from the county show a total of 50 cases now, which is up four from Sunday.

A majority of the positive cases across the state are still found in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. Since yesterday, Montgomery County saw an increase of at least 100 newly recorded cases, bringing their total to at least 793.

PG County has officially topped Montgomery County as the county with the most officially recorded infections as of Sunday. With a staggering overnight increase of 131 confirmations, PG now has recorded 916 cases.

Anne Arundel County has also confirmed 24 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing their official total to 343.

On April 5, the total number of confirmed cases by the Maryland Department of Health was at least 3,615. As of April 6, that recorded number is at least 4,054, showing over a 12.1% 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: 16
10-19: 76
20-29: 469
30-39: 718
40-49: 737
50-59: 825
60-69: 597
70-79: 407
80+: 200

Female: 2,155      

Male: 1,890

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