Maryland well being officers reported 1,008 new cases of the coronavirus Friday, together with 16 extra deaths related to the virus. It marks the primary time in six days Maryland has reported greater than 1,000 instances — ending the state’s longest such streak since a three-month stretch from early August via early November. However these new infections got here from 42,000 new check outcomes, essentially the most in every week. The 16 deaths are the fewest the state has reported in a day since Nov. 30, when there have been additionally 16. Deaths will not be essentially reported on the date they happen.