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COVID-19 latest: 729 cases added, 12 more hospitalized

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland continues to see an increase in positive coronavirus cases. 


As of Thursday morning, 729 positive COVID-19 cases were recorded. 


Data shows, two more virus-related deaths have occurred and 12 more patients have been hospitalized since Wednesday morning. 


The state’s motivity rate is 3.64%. 


According to the report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, coronavirus cases in children are also on the rise. 


READ: Serious Cases Remain Rare, But Coronavirus Infections In Children Are On The Rise


Maryland Governor Larry Hogan provided a COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon.