She is a woman of twenty years of age who is not currently known to anyone traveling or traveling abroad.
Cecil County officials say they are in stable condition and are isolating themselves in their homes. ”Castle County has taken an active role in tackling the threat that the COVID-19 presents to the health of our community,” Stated County Executive Alan McCarthy.
”This first confirmed case serves as an important reminder that good human health and social distance are important to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in our communities. I encourage all residents to have more and more at home and wash their hands frequently.”
The Cecil County Health Department is working with the Maryland Department of Health to conduct contact tracing- which will help identify the person who has recently contacted the person.
To protect patient privacy, the county will not release any additional details about the individual.
Dr. McCarthy, along with Health Officer Lauren Levy, will hold a press conference on Monday, March 23rd at11:00 a.m. via Facebook Live, officials said in a press release Sunday morning.
There are at least 244 cases of COVID-19 in Maryland and three people have died as a result of the virus, according to numbers released by the State Health Department.
This story is developing.