Today, for the first time since March 25, 2020, the State of Maryland is reporting under 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is another major milestone as the state emerges from the pandemic. 65 New Confirmed Cases. The state is reporting 65 new cases of COVID-19. One month ago today, the state reported 939 new cases. Case Rate Drops Under 3 Per 100K. The state’s case rate has dropped to 2.79 per 100K—under 3 for the first time since March 30, 2020. The case rate has dropped by 88% since mid-April. Kent County is the first jurisdiction in the state to enter the green zone, with a case rate under 1 per 100K. Official data by jurisdiction is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov. Positivity Rate Under 1.5%, Hospitalizations Under 350. The state’s positivity rate is 1.44%—down 75% since mid-April. COVID-19 hospitalizations are 345—down 72% since mid-April. Maryland Jumps to 7th For Fully Vaccinated Adults. Maryland is reporting a total of 6,167,200 vaccinations, including one dose for 88.7% of seniors, and 70.3% of adults. Maryland has fully vaccinated 56.5% of adults, ranking seventh in the country. To get vaccinated—and be eligible for the state’s $2 million Vax Cash Promotion—visit covidvax.maryland.gov, or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829). The call center is available seven days a week, […]
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