ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland adds 611 new coronavirus cases as the statewide positivity rate drops below 4% for the first time since November.

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It now stands at 3.91%, down 0.17 since Sunday. there are now 376,966 confirmed cases since the pandemic began in Maryland. Seventeen more Marylanders have died in the last 24 hours, a total of 7,550.

Hospitalizations remain below 1,000 though they jumped up by 19 overnight. ICU beds continue to drop, now at 276 with 716 in acute care.

Maryland conducted 22,188 coronavirus tests in the last day, with 3,993 testing negative. They have administered over 7.6 million tests since the pandemic began in the state.

Phase 1C continues this week. Maryland has administered 1,087,086 doses, with 737,339 total first doses and 349,747 second doses. Of those, 8,788 first doses and 10,952 second doses were given in the last 24 hours.

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Here’s a breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Maryland (probable deaths are listed with an asterisk):

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 6,393 (196) 1*
Anne Arundel 35,166 (508) 14*
Baltimore City 39,899 (846) 21*
Baltimore County 50,132 (1,217) 34*
Calvert 3,620 (66) 1*
Caroline 2,021 (18) 0*
Carroll 7,447 (203) 5*
Cecil 4,974 (115) 2*
Charles 8,751 (151) 2*
Dorchester 2,306 (42) 1*
Frederick 16,715 (258) 9*
Garrett 1,835 (58) 1*
Harford 12,309 (227) 4*
Howard 15,568 (210) 6*
Kent 1,105 (40) 2*
Montgomery 62,523 (1,353) 45*
Prince George’s 72,250 (1,278) 29*
Queen Anne’s 2,549 (37) 1*
St. Mary’s 5,011 (112) 0*
Somerset 2,365 (30) 0*
Talbot 1,851 (31) 0*
Washington 12,249 (245) 3*
Wicomico 6,698 (141) 0*
Worcester 3,229 (90) 1*
Data not available 0 (78) 0*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 18,716 (3) 0*
10-19 35,954 (6) 1*
20-29 68,380 (34) 1*
30-39 64,832 (75) 6*
40-49 57,241 (204) 5*
50-59 56,909 (573) 24*
60-69 38,475 (1,196) 18*
70-79 21,920 (1,917) 36*
80+ 14,539 (3,539) 91*
Data not available 0 (3) 0*
Female 197,441 (3,637) 89*
Male 179,525 (3,913) 93*
Unknown 0 () 0*

By Race and Ethnicity

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Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 107,690 (2,593) 65*
Asian (NH) 8,461 (262) 7*
White (NH) 130,102 (3,847) 95*
Hispanic 60,862 (692) 15*
Other (NH) 17,710 (75) 0*
Data not available 52,141 (81) 0*

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CBS Baltimore Staff