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

Coronavirus in Maryland: 1,584 new cases, positivity rate 5.51%

Governor Larry Hogan's Twitter page
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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Maryland’s coronavirus cases and positivity rate are rising. 


As of 10 a.m. Thursday, officials report an increase of 1,584 new coronavirus cases since Wednesday morning. 


Data shows 17 deaths have also been reported within 24 hours. 



The state’s positivity rate is 5.51%. 


Currently, 1,013 patients are hospitalized due to the virus. 


Governor Larry Hogan provided a coronavirus update Thursday afternoon.



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