Friday marks one year since Maryland’s first three cases of COVID-19 were confirmed. All were Montgomery County residents who had recently returned from a cruise.

A year later, Montgomery County has had 63,796 cases. Maryland has had 385,678.

Here is a sample of key moments from the past year.

For all of Bethesda Beat’s coverage of the pandemic over the past year, go to:

— Compiled by Caitlynn Peetz