March 27, 2020

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Maryland Department of Health Announces Fifth Coronavirus Death

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) tonight announced the state’s fifth death as a result of COVID-19: an Anne Arundel County resident. He was over 80 years of age. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones.

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