ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Forty-five more Marylanders have died from COVID-19, but hospitalizations continue to fall, according to data released on Saturday by the State Department of Health.

Officials reported 2,392 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases throughout the pandemic to 339,307.

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However, hospitalizations are down by 51 cases. Of the 1,717 patients hospitalized, 405 are in the ICU.

The statewide positivity rate is also down to 7.39 percent.

Over the span of the pandemic, 6,662 Marylanders have died as a result of COVID-19.

Nearly 48,000 COVID-19 tests were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 6.67 million.

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Maryland remains in Phase 1B of its vaccination distribution plan. A total of 667,275 doses of the vaccine have been distributed, with 345,973 doses administered.

308,461 people have received their first dose of the vaccine, while 37,507 have received their second dose.

Here’s a breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths by county — probable deaths are listed with an asterisk:

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 6,033 (174) 1*
Anne Arundel 31,396 (427) 15*
Baltimore City 36,688 (765) 21*
Baltimore County 45,459 (1,067) 32*
Calvert 3,226 (54) 1*
Caroline 1,755 (14) 0*
Carroll 6,571 (183) 5*
Cecil 4,587 (101) 2*
Charles 7,551 (140) 1*
Dorchester 1,955 (28) 0*
Frederick 14,925 (226) 8*
Garrett 1,753 (56) 1*
Harford 10,736 (193) 4*
Howard 13,954 (192) 6*
Kent 993 (28) 2*
Montgomery 56,328 (1,225) 44*
Prince George’s 65,151 (1,173) 27*
Queen Anne’s 2,279 (32) 1*
St. Mary’s 4,334 (99) 0*
Somerset 2,161 (27) 0*
Talbot 1,585 (17) 0*
Washington 10,948 (203) 3*
Wicomico 5,991 (115) 0*
Worcester 2,948 (69) 1*
Data not available 0 (54) 0*

By Age Range & Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 16,245 (2) 0*
10-19 31,724 (6) 1*
20-29 62,036 (32) 1*
30-39 58,872 (68) 6*
40-49 51,994 (191) 4*
50-59 51,239 (517) 23*
60-69 34,452 (1,041) 17*
70-79 19,590 (1,691) 32*
80+ 13,155 (3,112) 91*
Data not available 0 (2) 0*
Female 177,965 (3,231) 86*
Male 161,342 (3,431) 89*
Unknown 0 () 0*

By Race & Ethnicity

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Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 96,044 (2,342) 61*
Asian (NH) 7,329 (225) 7*
White (NH) 115,308 (3,341) 92*
Hispanic 56,063 (629) 15*
Other (NH) 15,872 (66) 0*
Data not available 48,691 (59) 0*

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CBS Baltimore Staff