Mount Airy, Maryland — Five residents of a Maryland nursing home have died as a result of coronavirus, local officials announced Tuesday. All of the individuals who died were aged 60 or older, while at least two were described by officials as having underlying health conditions.  A recent outbreak at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, Maryland — located about 40 miles outside the nation’s capital — caused 77 of the facility’s residents to test positive for coronavirus, pushing Maryland’s total number of COVID-19 cases beyond 1,600, according to data released by the state.Eighteen of the nursing home’s 95 residents tested negative for the virus, according to officials. As of Tuesday, all resident tests have been reported. “We never thought we would be in a position like this with an incident of this magnitude,” said Steve Wantz,Carroll County Board of Commissioners president, on Sunday. “But trust me when I say, we’re all in this.” In response to the outbreak, the Maryland National Guard was dispatched to assist with triage and patient care.   Yesterday, @MDNG members from our 224th ASMC responded to the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, Md.Three providers and six medics assessed the residents’ conditions to determine which

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