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COVID-19 latest: Maryland adds 859 new cases, hospitalizations up

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA)— Maryland health officials are reporting 859 new cases of the coronavirus and 34 more COVID-related hospitalizations. 


According to data, 12 more people have died from the virus since Sunday morning. 


The state’s positivity rate is 5.79%.



Maryland officials have recorded more than 418,000 positive cases of the coronavirus. 


The state is currently in Phase 2B of its vaccination distribution plan. 


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