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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

COVID-19 in Maryland: Hospitalizations decline, positivity rate at 3.24%

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Maryland is seeing a decrease in COVID-related hospitalizations.
 
Currently, 856 patients are hospitalized due to the virus. 

 

The state’s positivity rate is also declining. Health officials report Maryland’s positivity rate is now 3.24%. 
 

 
As of Thursday morning, 809 new positive coronavirus cases have been added. 

 

Three more people have died from the virus. 

 

Governor Larry Hogan issued a proclamation recognizing March 5 as a Day of Remembrance to honor Marylanders who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. 

 
 

Baltimore native, Micarie Kemp has always been passionate about working in the media.