ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in Maryland Friday, while hospitalizations decreased.

According to state’s health department, 990 new COVID cases were reported Friday. Hospitalizations went down by 23 patients, but 16 more deaths were reported.

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The covid positivity rate went up slightly to 3.61%.

Maryland’s total number of cases over the span of the pandemic is now at 391,480, with 39,438 tests administered in the last 24 hours.

Maryland continues to move through Phase 1C. In a change to their vaccination dashboard, there is now a “Fully Vaccinated” section. A total of 656,886 are fully vaccinated.

More than 1.124 million have received their first dose.

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Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 6,433 (200) 1*
Anne Arundel 36,770 (538) 14*
Baltimore City 41,415 (887) 21*
Baltimore County 52,450 (1,279) 34*
Calvert 3,741 (72) 1*
Caroline 2,066 (21) 0*
Carroll 7,769 (210) 5*
Cecil 5,096 (122) 2*
Charles 9,199 (159) 2*
Dorchester 2,384 (44) 1*
Frederick 17,360 (278) 9*
Garrett 1,858 (60) 1*
Harford 12,918 (242) 4*
Howard 16,370 (214) 6*
Kent 1,147 (41) 2*
Montgomery 64,514 (1,393) 45*
Prince George’s 74,991 (1,322) 29*
Queen Anne’s 2,617 (38) 1*
St. Mary’s 5,249 (117) 0*
Somerset 2,418 (34) 0*
Talbot 1,914 (35) 0*
Washington 12,613 (256) 3*
Wicomico 6,889 (145) 0*
Worcester 3,299 (91) 1*
Data not available 0 (50) 0*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 19,670 (3) 0*
10-19 37,922 (6) 1*
20-29 71,256 (35) 1*
30-39 67,143 (76) 6*
40-49 59,200 (210) 5*
50-59 58,962 (598) 24*
60-69 39,899 (1,249) 18*
70-79 22,572 (2,004) 36*
80+ 14,856 (3,665) 91*
Data not available 0 (2) 0*
Female 204,667 (3,781) 89*
Male 186,813 (4,067) 93*
Unknown 0 () 0*

By Race and Ethnicity

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Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 113,400 (2,693) 65*
Asian (NH) 9,057 (273) 7*
White (NH) 136,277 (4,031) 95*
Hispanic 62,657 (721) 15*
Other (NH) 18,515 (81) 0*
Data not available 51,574 (49) 0*

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CBS Baltimore Staff