ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reported its second-highest single-day number of new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with 2,885 new infections, according to the State Department of Health.

A total of 179,971 COVID-19 cases have now been reported in Maryland throughout the pandemic.

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Sixteen more Marylanders died from the virus overnight, bringing the total to 4,261.

ICU beds went up by 17 people, now at 278, while acute care beds are at 951. There are now 1,229 people hospitalized in the state.

The statewide positivity rate is now at 7.13 percent, down 0.04 percent from Friday

In the last 24 hours, 51,510 COVID-19 tests were administered in the state.

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: 

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 2,282 (48)
Anne Arundel 15,294 (282) 12*
Baltimore City 22,466 (518) 20*
Baltimore County 26,583 (679) 24*
Calvert 1,456 (30) 1*
Caroline 860 (9)
Carroll 2,978 (131) 3*
Cecil 1,820 (37) 1*
Charles 3,990 (102) 2*
Dorchester 950 (15)
Frederick 6,036 (137) 9*
Garrett 470 (3)
Harford 5,344 (84) 5*
Howard 7,340 (128) 6*
Kent 399 (24) 2*
Montgomery 30,882 (887) 42*
Prince George’s 38,428 (882) 24*
Queen Anne’s 1,001 (26) 1*
St. Mary’s 1,889 (61)
Somerset 727 (8)
Talbot 742 (7)
Washington 3,509 (58)
Wicomico 3,112 (55)
Worcester 1,413 (34) 1*
Data not available (16) 1*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 7,320
10-19 15,957 (3)
20-29 34,300 (26) 1*
30-39 32,331 (53) 6*
40-49 28,398 (139) 3*
50-59 26,482 (347) 17*
60-69 17,590 (683) 14*
70-79 10,114 (1,063) 30*
80+ 7,479 (1,945) 83*
Data not available (2)
Female 94,647 (2,084) 78*
Male 85,324 (2,177) 76*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 54,119 (1,697) 58*
Asian (NH) 3,480 (157) 6*
White (NH) 52,082 (1,862) 76*
Hispanic 35,514 (476) 13*
Other (NH) 8,253 (48)
Data not available 26,523 (21) 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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