COVID-19 Statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. For June 29/July 6, they were: Confirmed cases — 186/199Active cases — 6/12Deaths — 5/5Currently hospitalized — 0/0Ever hospitalized — 29/29Released/recovering — 178/185 Age Range0-9 — 510-19 — 1320-29 — 2830-39 — 3840-49 — 3850-59 — 2660-69 — 2770-79 — 1680+ — 8GenderFemale […]

Message Wall: Neighbors are sharing ideas and support

Dorchester BannerCAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which […]

COVID-19 statistics

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department updated statistics on COVID-19 cases. They were: Confirmed cases — 179Active cases — 18Deaths — 4Currently hospitalized — 2Ever hospitalized — 29Released/recovering — 159 Age Range0-9 — 410-19 — 1120-29 — 2430-39 — 3540-49 — 3450-59 — 2260-69 — 2570-79 — 1680+ — 8 GenderFemale — 109Male — […]

DoCo Health Department shares details on Safer at Home advisory

CAMBRIDGE — A statement from the Dorchester County Health Department last week provided guidance on Governor Larry Hogan’s Safer at Home plan. The move aims to move Maryland forward in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement follows:As of May 15, the Stay at Home order was replaced by a Safer at Home public […]

UPDATED: Harrell shares details on virus fight

Testing at Walmart three days a week CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Health Officer Roger Harrell shared the latest numbers in the local COVID-19 battle on Tuesday evening. The meeting and public comments were conducted via teleconference, to maintain safe distancing. Mr. Harrell said the total tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dorchester since the […]

Dorchester has second COVID-19 death

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County has suffered its second loss to COVID-19. The death was reported in an update at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday from the county’s Health Department. The number of confirmed cases locally climbed by three from Tuesday morning, to 31. The number of Dorchester patients hospitalized during the pandemic is three, with 17 having […]

Dorchester reaches 28 confirmed cases of COVID-19

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Health Department reported Tuesday morning that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county had climbed to 28. This represented an increase of five from Monday. Also on Tuesday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reported 14,193 confirmed cases in the state, an increase of 509 in the […]

Dorchester has first COVID-19 death

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester County Health Department announced Saturday evening the county’s first death as a result of COVID-19. The resident, a female in her 60s, was hospitalized with no underlying medical conditions. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of our residents,” Deputy Health Officer Dr. Casey Scott said. “Unfortunately, […]

April 9 Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Dorchester confirms eight cases

CAMBRIDGE — As the number of diagnosed cases of COVID-19 is increasing, Dorchester County Health Department will release a daily weekday report instead of announcing each individual case, a statement from the agency said on Wednesday evening. The Health Department is reporting eight total confirmed cases in the county. Of the eight cases, there is […]