Maryland’s COVID-19 ICU levels drop to lowest level on record
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland is announcing another major milestone in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.
Maryland Department of Health officials say the state’s COVID-18 ICU levels have dropped to their lowest level on record. "The COVID-19 ICU census statewide has dropped below its lowest recorded level of 40, reported on March 26, 2020."
Statewide, 146 patients are hospitalized due to complications from the virus. COVID-related hospitalizations are down 88% since mid-April.
The state is also reporting under 50 new coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day.
Maryland’s positivity rate is 0.65%, another record low.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 461,828 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) June 22, 2021
The statewide positivity rate is now 0.65%.
Maryland has 9,498 deaths, 3,574,410 negative tests and 10,915 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSDimJ pic.twitter.com/9XDLGrDk6N
According to the state’s coronavirus dashboard, 73.1% of Marylanders 18 and over have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine.