COVID-19 in Maryland: 617 new cases, 7 deaths
BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) As of Monday morning, the Maryland Department of Health reports 617 new cases of the coronavirus.
Officials say seven more people have died from COVID-19 in the state. A total of 7,873 deaths have been recorded during the pandemic.
Today, @MDHealthDept reports 394,058 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Maryland.— Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) March 15, 2021
The statewide positivity rate is now 3.85%.
Maryland has 7,873 deaths, 3,082,361 negative tests and 9,765 patients have been released from isolation.https://t.co/9LEHaSDimJ pic.twitter.com/YpiwkY9E7E
Currently, 777 patients are hospitalized due to the virus. An increase of three patients since Sunday morning.
The state’s positivity rate is 3.85%.
Maryland is still in Phase 1C of its vaccination plan.
According to the COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard, 697,800 Marylanders have been fully vaccinated.
Governor Larry Hogan recently relaxed several COVID-19 restrictions, including capacity limits on businesses.
Officials say, the mandatory mask mandate and social distancing will still be enforced.