ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reported another 2,353 COVID-19 cases Friday, the second-highest one-day case total and the fifth day in the past week the state has seen more than 2,000 cases in a single day, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Friday, 177,086 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported in the state during the pandemic. Twenty-five new deaths were reported Friday, bringing the state’s death toll to 4,245. Friday’s numbers come one day after the state reported its highest single-day number of new cases — 2,910.

Fifteen more people were hospitalized, bringing the state’s total to 1,207. Of those, the health department reported 946 were in acute care and 261 were in intensive care.

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The state has now seen more than four million coronavirus tests conducted — 4,039,322 — of which 2,008,345 have come back negative. The positivity rate decreased from 7.19% on Thursday to 7.17% on Friday.

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

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 2,115 (46)
Anne Arundel 15,103 (279) 12*
Baltimore City 22,010 (513) 20*
Baltimore County 26,088 (677) 24*
Calvert 1,439 (30) 1*
Caroline 844 (9)
Carroll 2,930 (131) 3*
Cecil 1,795 (36) 1*
Charles 3,938 (102) 2*
Dorchester 932 (15)
Frederick 5,943 (135) 9*
Garrett 447 (3)
Harford 5,184 (84) 5*
Howard 7,201 (128) 6*
Kent 391 (24) 2*
Montgomery 30,580 (881) 41*
Prince George’s 38,053 (878) 24*
Queen Anne’s 990 (26) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,851 (60)
Somerset 636 (8)
Talbot 733 (7)
Washington 3,409 (57)
Wicomico 3,071 (55)
Worcester 1,403 (34) 1*
Data not available (27) 1*

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

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 7,184
10-19 15,718 (3)
20-29 33,762 (26) 1*
30-39 31,807 (53) 6*
40-49 27,991 (138) 3*
50-59 26,040 (347) 17*
60-69 17,286 (682) 14*
70-79 9,946 (1,058) 30*
80+ 7,352 (1,936) 82*
Data not available (2)
Female 93,178 (2,074) 77*
Male 83,908 (2,171) 76*

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

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 53,367 (1,692) 58*
Asian (NH) 3,439 (156) 6*
White (NH) 51,076 (1,845) 75*
Hispanic 35,273 (473) 13*
Other (NH) 8,184 (47)
Data not available 25,747 (32) 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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