COVID-19 Latest: Maryland adds 1,985 new cases, more than 20K vaccinated
(BALTIMORE, MD) Maryland Department of Health reports an increase of 1,985 new positive coronavirus cases, three days after Christmas.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 269,183 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) December 28, 2020
The statewide positivity rate is now 7.42%
Maryland has 5,573 deaths, 2,502,325 negative tests and 9,300 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSDimJ pic.twitter.com/ygrrfkRycp
Data shows 28 more people have died from the virus. A total of 5,573 coronavirus-related deaths in Maryland.
Currently, 1,738 people are hospitalized due to the virus.
Maryland is still in Phase 1 of its vaccination plan.
According to the COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard, 20,812 people have been vaccinated in Maryland. Data shows, more than 11,000 people in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area have received the COVID-19 vaccine.