Second Maryland coronavirus death confirmed in Baltimore County, officials say

A Baltimore County resident in his 60s has lost his life as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday.

The man suffered from underlying medical conditions. 

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"As the number of positive cases in Maryland continues to dramatically rise, we need everyone to take this seriously. This is a public health crisis like nothing we have ever faced before -- we are all in this together, and we will get through this together," Hogan said in a statement. 

The first death in the state was reported earlier this week. A Prince George's County resident who was also in his 60s passed away after contracting the virus. He also had underlying medical conditions, according to Hogan.