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COVID-19 latest: Over 300 cases added within 24 hours, 76.4% of Maryland adults vaccinated

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — For the first time in two months, more than 300 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been added within 24 hours. 

 

More than 200 new cases were reported the day before. 

Maryland health officials report 76.4% of residents 18 and over have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. 

 

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Currently, 152 patients are hospitalized due to complications from the virus.

 

Data shows, 6 COVID-related deaths have been added since Wednesday morning. 

 

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Maryland’s positivity rate is 1.73%.