MPD said all 11 people and their families had at least one sample, but none tested positive. Officials hope to test everyone who came in contact with the patients for the virus before the testing begins.
Another patient had test results from Wednesday morning, and one of those tests tested positive. Officials said today it was “highly likely” that one of the patients had the disease.
The medical examiner said the most significant diagnosis was liver cancer but she did not have additional details.
Lester’s attorney, Mike DeAngelis, said Lester remains as healthy as he has been in years. He said Lester, who owns two hospitals in Maryland and Pennsylvania, recently did a pilot project in Pittsburgh, where he was the chief of medical services. An associate professor, DeAngelis said Lester does not use the hospital in a clinical capacity.
DeAngelis said one of the patients has become highly aggressive and has refused treatment for two months.
Police issued a plea for help Wednesday evening to find anyone with video footage and photos which may depict a man in the Blue Manor apartments and the area around the hospital.
Police said the video is consistent with someone who lived at the complex. Police said the area surrounding the complex is frequently busier than normal. Police said they are still working to locate and arrest the person pictured, but in the meantime there is a heightened police presence in the area and residents are advised to be aware to go to their front door with a security badge when they get a doorbell. City police and the FBI are also investigating.
Stay with WBALTV.com on this developing story. It could cause problems for the hospital system and Lester.