Hogan made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Further details on the death of the one-year-old child were not immediately available.
On Monday, the state reported the first death of a child under 10. The child died on Sunday, but his death was reported on Monday.
Data from the state health department on Tuesday morning showed one death of one person aged 0 to 9 and three deaths of people aged 10 to 19. That includes Dar’yana Dyson, 15, of Baltimore County in May.
Hogan spoke on the same day that the state has surpassed a total of 200,000 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. On Tuesday, the state reported its third largest daily increase in cases with 2,765 new cases reported, bringing the state’s total to 201,135.
Watch Governor Hogan’s full Tuesday afternoon press conference below:
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