ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland reports 1,375 new coronavirus cases overnight as the state continues to experience a surge in cases this month.

It’s the sixth day over 1,000 new cases have been reported daily. The state’s two-week average of new coronavirus cases has officially reached pandemic high.

The state reports a general trend of rising cases, hospitalizations and an increasing positivity rate as cases surge across the country. The positivity rate is now above 5%- at 5.05%. It hasn’t reached that benchmark since late June, according to state data.

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Nine more Marylanders have died, bringing the total deaths due to the virus to 4,072.

There are now 707 Marylanders hospitalized, adding 52 overnight. While the majority of those are in acute care, 539 of them- 168 are in ICUs. That’s an additional five people moving to ICU beds.

As of Monday, hospitalizations are at the state’s highest level since June 17. Half of the 24 jurisdictions are reporting positivity rates over 5%, and 18 jurisdictions are reporting cases over 10 per 100,000.

“Maryland has reached a critical turning point in our fight against COVID-19,” Gov. Larry Hogan said in a tweet Monday morning.

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 1,119 (26)
Anne Arundel 13,224 (271) 12*
Baltimore City 19,358 (499) 18*
Baltimore County 22,668 (662) 24*
Calvert 1,283 (28) 1*
Caroline 781 (9)
Carroll 2,474 (127) 3*
Cecil 1,473 (35) 1*
Charles 3,484 (100) 2*
Dorchester 873 (13)
Frederick 5,211 (132) 8*
Garrett 189 (1)
Harford 4,130 (80) 4*
Howard 6,376 (123) 6*
Kent 355 (24) 2*
Montgomery 27,546 (851) 41*
Prince George’s 34,589 (847) 24*
Queen Anne’s 840 (25) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,601 (60)
Somerset 495 (7)
Talbot 674 (6)
Washington 2,632 (47)
Wicomico 2,714 (52)
Worcester 1,282 (30) 1*
Data not available (17) 1*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 6,176
10-19 13,754 (3)
20-29 29,618 (24) 1*
30-39 27,996 (54) 6*
40-49 24,568 (132) 3*
50-59 22,612 (332) 16*
60-69 15,163 (664) 14*
70-79 8,798 (1,011) 28*
80+ 6,686 (1,850) 81*
Data not available (2)
Female 81,737 (1,996) 75*
Male 73,634 (2,076) 74*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 47,474 (1,641) 55*
Asian (NH) 2,983 (148) 6*
White (NH) 42,622 (1,755) 74*
Hispanic 32,302 (463) 13*
Other (NH) 7,256 (45)
Data not available 22,734 (20) 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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