ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland continues to see a surge in coronavirus cases, with over 1,500 new cases reported in the state Friday- the highest daily increase since May 19.

It’s the third highest daily total throughout the entire pandemic.

The state reports 1,541 new coronavirus cases overnight, bringing the total count to 151,505. Eleven more Marylanders have died, a total of 4,046.

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Hospitalizations also continue to trend up, now above 600 Marylanders hospitalized- the most since June.

Of those hospitalized, 152 are in ICUs and 457 are in acute care.

The state’s calculation of its positivity rate is now at 4.37%. This comes just a day after Gov. Larry Hogan announced seven jurisdictions in Maryland are above the 5% benchmark.

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: 

Here’s a breakdown of coronavirus cases and deaths by state (probable deaths are listed with an asterisk):

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 972 (26)
Anne Arundel 12,795 (271) 12*
Baltimore City 18,824 (493) 18*
Baltimore County 22,046 (658) 23*
Calvert 1,265 (28) 1*
Caroline 774 (8)
Carroll 2,396 (127) 3*
Cecil 1,439 (35) 1*
Charles 3,377 (100) 2*
Dorchester 848 (12)
Frederick 5,069 (132) 8*
Garrett 172 (1)
Harford 3,948 (78) 4*
Howard 6,195 (123) 6*
Kent 354 (24) 2*
Montgomery 26,996 (845) 41*
Prince George’s 34,070 (845) 24*
Queen Anne’s 826 (25) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,558 (60)
Somerset 484 (6)
Talbot 668 (6)
Washington 2,514 (47)
Wicomico 2,647 (52)
Worcester 1,268 (30) 1*
Data not available (14) 1*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 6,004
10-19 13,350 (3)
20-29 28,782 (24) 1*
30-39 27,317 (54) 6*
40-49 23,989 (132) 3*
50-59 22,058 (331) 16*
60-69 14,802 (662) 14*
70-79 8,626 (1,004) 28*
80+ 6,577 (1,834) 80*
Data not available (2)
Female 79,679 (1,983) 75*
Male 71,826 (2,063) 73*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 46,466 (1,631) 55*
Asian (NH) 2,913 (147) 6*
White (NH) 41,107 (1,744) 73*
Hispanic 31,717 (461) 13*
Other (NH) 7,057 (45)
Data not available 22,245 (18) 1*

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

CBS Baltimore Staff

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