COVID-19 in Maryland | Case rate, positivity rate and hospitalizations continue to decline
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland’s coronavirus numbers appear to be trending in the right direction.
As of Thursday morning, 319 positive cases were recorded.
Virus-related hospitalizations have decreased by 30 and two COVID-related deaths have been reported since Wednesday morning.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 457,084 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) May 20, 2021
The statewide positivity rate is now 2.06%.
Maryland has 8,768 deaths, 3,433,221 negative tests and 10,574 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSDimJ pic.twitter.com/m9TaK6MeZX
At 2.06%, the state is reporting its lowest COVID positivity rate for the third consecutive day.
According to health officials, more than 5.74 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Maryland.
Maryland is now reporting more than 5.74 million COVID-19 vaccinations while all of our key health metrics continue to drop:— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) May 20, 2021
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Governor Larry Hogan provided an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon.