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COVID-19 death, fifth in Maryland, recorded in Washington County

March 27th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

A fifth Marylander has died of COVID-19.  A Montgomery County resident fell ill last Friday while in Hagerstown, Washington County health officials said. The patient later died and fire officials learned the person had tested positive for the coronavirus. The case will count as one of the 208 cases in Montgomery County. Two Washington County firefighters are in isolation, fire officials said. While state officials tallied the fifth death in their official count, there has not yet been a statement from Gov. Larry Hogan's office.

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