As the country continues to struggle with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Maryland is seeing a positive sign: on October 1, no new deaths as a result of the virus were reported.
A press release from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan reads:
“Today, for the first time since March 28, the State of Maryland is reporting zero new coronavirus deaths. This encouraging milestone is a tribute to the incredibly heroic efforts of our doctors, nurses, and health care workers on the front lines, and the courage and perseverance Marylanders have demonstrated in response to this unprecedented challenge.We have lost more than 3,800 of our fellow Marylanders to this virus, and we mourn with their families. As we continue on our road to recovery, it is absolutely critical for all of us to remain vigilant.”
Hopefully, no more new deaths will happen moving forward and the number of cases go down!