State Likely to See an Increase in COVID Deaths ‘Soon,’ Expert Says

With cases and hospitalizations on the rise, Maryland can expect to see a gradual increase in COVID-19 deaths in the next several days, according to an expert in infectious disease. “I would say within the next week you should see a rise in deaths,” said Dr. Cyrus Shahpar, director of the Prevent Epidemics Team at the Resolve to Save Lives, a global health initiative. “Just because that’s the natural order of things.” Maryland has beefed up its testing for the novel coronavirus sharply in recent weeks, which partially explains the recent increase in cases. (Md Matters)

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