Mount Airy, Maryland — More than 60 residents of a Maryland nursing home have tested positive for coronavirus, pushing the state’s total number of confirmed infections beyond 1,200 this weekend. One man in his 90s with underlying health problems died Saturday evening at the nursing home, health officials said.  Sixty-six patients at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, Maryland — located about 40 miles outside the nation’s capital — have contracted coronavirus, health officials confirmed during a Sunday press conference.  Eleven of those patients have been hospitalized.”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. “But trust me when I say, we’re all in this.” Carroll County Health Officer Ed Singer said test results confirmed two cases on March 27. But the number of confirmed cases ballooned in just one day, with an additional 64 cases confirmed on March 28. Some residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 remain asymptomatic, he added.  In the fog, Carroll County Health Department personnel place a “no trespassing” sign by the driveway of the Pleasant View Nursing Home, in Mount Airy, Md., Sunday, March 29, 2020. Maryland’s governor

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