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2020 TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread

Read below for a comprehensive timeline of where we are and how we got here:

January 1: Second-Highest Daily COVID-19 Case Total Reported Friday At More Than 3.5K New Cases

The second-highest daily case total over the span of the coronavirus pandemic was reported Friday in Maryland, according state health officials.

A total of 3,557 new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday in Maryland, bringing the total case number to 280,219. The highest daily case number was 3,792 reported on Dec. 4, 2020. Previously, Dec. 12, 2020 held the record with 3,538 cases.

Forty seven more Marylanders also died from the virus as of Friday, bringing the death toll to 5,774.

Hospitalizations went down by 39 to 1,734 in the last 24 hours, but the statewide positivity rate went slightly up to 8.77%.

January 2: Over 2.9K New Cases, 25 More Deaths Reported

Over 2,900 new COVID-19 cases and 25 more deaths were reported in Maryland on Saturday, according to the State Department of Health.

A total of 2,952 new cases were reported in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 283,171. Twenty-five more Marylanders also died from the virus, bringing the death toll to 5,799.

Hospitalizations went down by 42 to 1,692 in the last 24 hours, but the statewide positivity rate went up slightly to 8.94%.

More than 5.8 million COVID-19 tests have been administered in the state since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 56,151 have been vaccinated.

January 3: Positivity Rate Over 9%, 27 New Deaths Reported

Maryland’s positivity rate is now over 9%, with over 2,100 new cases and twenty-seven new COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, according to the State Department of Health.

A total of 2,148 new cases were reported in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 285,319. Twenty-seven more Marylanders also died from the virus, bringing the death toll to 5,826.

Hospitalizations went up by 17 to 1,709 in the last 24 hours and the statewide positivity rate went up to 9.15%.

More than 5.8 million COVID-19 tests have been administered in the state since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 59,769 have been vaccinated.

January 4: State Positivity Rate Continues To Climb Above 9%, Hospitalizations Rising

Maryland’s positivity rate continues to climb as over 2,400 new cases and 33 new COVID-19 related deaths are reported Monday morning, state health officials say.

A total of 2,483 new cases were added to the state, bringing the total number to 287,802 since the pandemic began. There have now been 5,859 Marylanders who have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations went up by 42, now at 1,751. Of those, 418 are in ICU beds and 1,333 are in acute care. The statewide positivity rate went up 0.32%, now at 9.47%.

Since the pandemic began, 5,869,617 coronavirus tests have been administered in the state. A total of 65,692 vaccinations have been administered as of Monday morning, up 2,112 in the last 24 hours. The Baltimore Metropolitan area has the highest amount of vaccinations so far, with 35,318 vaccinated in the area.

January 5: Over 11,000 Vaccinations Conducted As 54 More Marylanders Died In The Last 24 Hours

Maryland adds 1,956 coronavirus cases and 54 more Marylanders died in the last 24 hours, according to state data.

There are now 289,758 confirmed cases since the pandemic began in the state, and 5,859 people have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations continue to rise by 20, with 1,751 people hospitalized in the state. Of those, 410 are in ICU beds and 1,361 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went down slightly but remains above 9%- now at 9.19%.

The state has administered 24,878 new COVID-19 tests in the last 24 hours, with over 5.8 million tests conducted since the pandemic began.

Maryland conducted 11,553 coronavirus vaccinations in the last day, a record high according to Gov. Larry Hogan’s communications director Mike Ricci.

That number is still just 1.27% of the state’s population.

Gov. Larry Hogan also announced nearly all of the COVID-19 vaccine doses allocated to Maryland have been distributed, but nearly three-quarters have not yet been administered.

The governor also issued an order that says facilities that have not administered 75% of their total first COVID-19 vaccine doses may have their future allocations reduced until they can prove they’re able to meet requirements.

January 6: More Than 3K New Cases, Hospitalizations Set Pandemic Record Of Over 1.8K

Maryland reports 3,146 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours as hospitalizations jumped up nearly 100 people to a total of 1,862 hospitalized- the highest since the pandemic began.

Ninety-one more Marylanders are hospitalized Wednesday morning. Of those, 444 are in ICU beds and 1,418 are in acute care.

Forty-seven more people have died related to the virus in the last 24 hours.

With 292,904 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic began and 5,960 total deaths from the virus, the daily numbers continue to rise this week.

The statewide positivity rate went up by .25%, now at 9.44%. The state conducted 38,660 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over 5.9 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

The state continues to vaccinate its first phase in 1A, with 9,491 more first dose vaccines administered in the last 24 hours- a total of 86,733. That is 1.44% of the state’s population.

Second doses are also beginning to roll out, with 742 second doses received- 416 in the last 24 hours. That is .01% of the statewide population.

January 7: Over 6,000 Marylanders Have Now Died From COVID-19 Since The Pandemic Began

Maryland reports 2,970 new coronavirus cases as hospitalizations remain above 1,800 though they went down slightly Thursday morning.

Forty-four more Marylanders died in the last 24 hours, and now 6,004 Maryland residents have died with conditions related to the virus. There have now been 295,874 coronavirus cases in the state since the pandemic began.

There are now 1,834 people hospitalized in the state with the virus, with 427 in ICU beds and 1,407 in acute care. Throughout the pandemic, 27,900 people have been hospitalized, with 9,404 released from isolation.

The statewide positivity rate is down slightly by .13%, now at 9.31%. The state administered 39,644 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with 9,368 of them coming back negative. Maryland has conducted over 5.9 million COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began.

In the last 24 hours, 11,803 more first doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered, a total of 98,536 doses so far. Second doses have begun recently as well, with 732 second doses received in the last day- a total of 1,474 in the state so far.

At this time, 1.63% of the statewide population have been vaccinated with the first dose and .02% with the second dose.

January 8: Case Total Approaches 300K; Hospitalizations Increase, Positivity Rate Decreases

Maryland is closing in on the 300,000 COVID-19 case threshold, with more than 3,700 new cases reported on Friday, data from the state’s health department showed.

The state added 3,732 cases as of Friday, bringing the total to 299,606. Forty-three new deaths were reported, bringing the state’s total to 6,047.

Fifty-one more Marylanders were hospitalized as of Friday. Of the total of 1,885, 1,438 were in acute care and 447 were in intensive care. Both acute care and intensive care cases were up on Friday.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell from 9.31% on Thursday to 9.16% on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has seen 6,029,482 COVID-19 tests conducted; of those, 2,608,591 people tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, 13,224 new first dose and 1,450 second dose vaccinations were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s total of those who have gotten the first dose to 111,760. Just under 3,000 people — 2,924 — have gotten a second dose.

In total, 1.85% of the state’s population has gotten their first dose.

January 9: State Surpasses 300K Total Cases With 3,758 New Cases Reported Saturday

Maryland surpassed the 300,000 COVID-19 case threshold, with more than 3,700 new cases reported on Saturday, data from the state’s health department showed.

The state added 3,758 cases as of Saturday, bringing the total to 303,364. Twenty-eight new deaths were also reported, bringing the state’s total to 6,075.

Hospitalizations decreased by eight on Saturday just one day after the state set a record for the number of people hospitalized. There are currently 1,877 patients in Maryland hospitals. Of those in the hospital, 1,428 are in acute care and 449 are in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate remained flat at 9.16% on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has seen 6,085,068 COVID-19 tests conducted; of those, 2,621,245 people tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, 12,211 new first dose and 1,902-second dose vaccinations were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s total of those who have gotten the first dose to 123,971, while 4,826 have gotten a second dose.

January 10: Record Number of Hospitalizations Reported Sunday; More Than 3,300 New Cases

A record number of Covid-19 hospitalizations were reported on Sunday as the number of patients in Maryland hospitals jumped by 73, data from the state’s health department showed.

The state added 3,310 cases as of Sunday, bringing the total to 306,674. Twenty-five new deaths were also reported, bringing the state’s total to 6,100.

The total number of hospitalizations in the state currently sits at 1,950.  Of those in the hospital, 1,465 are in acute care and 485 are in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity decreased slightly to 8.73% down from 9.16% on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has seen 6,145,245 COVID-19 tests conducted; of those, 2,636,065 people tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, 12,242 new first dose and 1,363-second dose vaccinations were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s total of those who have gotten the first dose to 136,213, while 6,189 have gotten a second dose.

January 11: Hospitalizations Set New Record, Over 3K New Cases

Maryland continues to break hospitalization records with 1,940 people hospitalized in the state and 3,012 new coronavirus cases reported Monday morning.

Twenty-nine more Marylanders have died from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 6,129. A fifth person between 10 and 19-years-old has died.

There have now been 309,686 confirmed cases in the state since the pandemic began.

Seven more people have been hospitalized in the last day. Of all those hospitalized, 447 are in ICU beds and 1,510 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate is down slightly by .17%, now at 8.56%. The state conducted 43,528 more coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over 6 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic.

As of Monday, 136,213 first doses have been received- with 12,242 in the last day. The state has administered 6,189 second doses, with 1,363 newly received in 24 hours. At this time, 2.25% of the statewide population has received a first dose.

January 12: Highest Daily Deaths Since April, Hospitalizations Set New Record For Third Day; First Cases Of More Contagious Strain Reported In State

Maryland sees its highest daily deaths since April as hospitalizations also continue to set records this week.

There are now 1,952 people hospitalized in Maryland, up 12 from Monday morning.

Sixty-seven people have died in the last 24 hours from the virus, a record for the state during the pandemic. The last high was set on April 29, 2020 with 68 deaths. At this time, 6,196 Marylanders have died from the virus.

Tuesday is the first in five days with less than 3,000 new coronavirus cases, though 2,665 new cases were reported. The state now has had a total of 312,351 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began.

The state’s calculation of its positivity rate is up again, now at 8.77%. Maryland conducted 31,330 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 6.2 million conducted in total.

Vaccination efforts continue with 12,623 vaccines administered in the last 24 hours, 152,129 in total- just 2.52% of the state’s population receiving first doses. Second doses are underway, with 2,989 received since Monday, a total of 9,655 or 0.16% of the population.

Gov. Larry Hogan’s communications director Mike Ricci said as of Tuesday morning hospitals have administered 48.6% of doses delivered, and local health departments have administered 49.6% of doses delivered.

Meanwhile, the UK variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Maryland.

January 13: 2,516 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Down

Hospitalizations dropped in Maryland on Wednesday after several days of increasing numbers, the state reports.

There are now 1,929 people hospitalized in the state, down 23 from Tuesday. Of those hospitalized, there are 454 in ICU beds and 1,475 in acute care.

Maryland added 2,516 cases, bringing the total to 314,867 since the pandemic began. Thirty-seven more Marylanders have died from the virus in the last 24 hours as more than 6,200 people have died from the coronavirus in the state.

The statewide positivity rate is down again, though still above 8%. It now sits at 8.53%. The state conducted 34,334 coronavirus tests in the last day, with 8,820 testing negative.

Vaccination efforts continue with 15,827 new vaccines administered in the last day.

January 14: Hospitalizations Drop Down, Over 2.9K New Cases Reported

Hospitalizations dropped by over 80 cases Thursday after a period of pandemic record-setting days earlier in the week.

Maryland added 2,948 coronavirus cases to its dashboard overnight, with 44 more Marylanders dying from the virus, the state reports. There have now been 317,815 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the state and 6,277 Marylanders have died.

The state’s hospitals now have 1,843 people being treated for the virus, with 425 in ICU beds and 1,418 in acute care. At this time, 29,123 people have ever been hospitalized in Maryland for the coronavirus, with 9,443 released from isolation.

The statewide positivity rate is relatively unchanged, going down .1% at 8.43% on Thursday. The state conducted 43,826 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with 11,783 tests coming back negative during that timeframe.

Vaccination efforts continue with first and second doses across the state. Maryland administered 13,508 first doses and 3,136 second doses in the last 24 hours.

The state now has vaccinated 178,415 people with first doses and 15,840 with second doses.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state would move to vaccination Phase 1B on January 18. One week later, the state will move to Phase 1C.

January 15: State’s Case Total Surpasses 320K; Positivity Rate Down

Maryland added more than 2,900 new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the state’s total to over 320,000, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Friday, there have been 320,739 COVID-19 cases reported in the state, 2,924 of which were added Friday.

Forty-five new deaths were reported Friday, bringing the state’s total to 6,322.

Five more Marylanders were hospitalized on Friday than on Thursday. The total sits at 1,848, of which 1,427 are in acute care and 421 are in intensive care.

The positivity rate fell from 8.43% on Thursday to 8.3% on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, 6,352,475 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,691,673 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, the health department reports 195,220 Marylanders — 3.2% of the state’s population — have gotten the first dose of a vaccine and 17,493 have gotten a second dose.

January 16: More Than 3K New Cases, 47 Deaths Reported Saturday

Maryland added more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, and 47 additional deaths were also reported, data from the State Department of Health shows.

There have been 324,031 COVID-19 cases reported in the state, 3,292 of which were recorded Saturday.

Forty-seven new deaths were also reported Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 6,369.

Twenty-seven fewer Marylanders were hospitalized Saturday. The total sits at 1,821, of which 1,409 are in acute care and 412 are in intensive care.

The positivity rate fell from 8.3% Friday to 8.13% Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, 6,408,323 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,705,207 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, the State Department of Health reports 216,620 Marylanders have gotten the first dose of a vaccine and 20,646 have gotten the second dose.

January 17: More Than 2,400 New Cases And 25 Deaths Reported Sunday

As Maryland prepares to enter into vaccine phase 1B the state added more than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases and 25-deaths on Sunday, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Sunday, there have been 326,445 COVID-19 cases reported in the state, 2,414 of which were added today.

Twenty-five new deaths were reported Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 6,394.

Starting Monday, inmates at high risk of developing complications from the coronavirus will also start getting vaccinated as the state moves into phase 1b of its vaccine distribution plan.

Two more Marylanders were hospitalized on Sunday than on Saturday. The total sits at 1,823, of which 1,415 are in acute care and 408 are in intensive care.

The positivity rate fell slightly from 8.13% on Saturday to 8.12% on Sunday.

Since the pandemic began, 6,455,048 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,716,464 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, the health department reports 223,740 Marylanders have gotten the first dose of a vaccine and 21,296 have gotten a second dose.

January 18: Over 1.7K New Cases As Hospitalizations Rise Slightly

Maryland adds 1,769 coronavirus cases coming into Monday as hospitalizations jumped up slightly.

There have now been 328,214 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in Maryland. Twenty-nine more people have died, bringing the total to 6,423.

Twenty-seven more Marylanders have been hospitalized since Sunday, the state reports. Of those, 421 are in ICU beds and 1,429 are in acute care.

The positivity rate stayed flat with a 0.1% change to 8.22%. In the last 24 hours, the state conducted 25,735 coronavirus tests, with over 6.4 million conducted throughout the pandemic.

The state has vaccinated 233,309 people with first doses- up 9,569 since Sunday, with 21,801 second doses reported up 505 in the last day.

January 19: Hospitalizations Up, Positivity Rate Down With Over 1.9K New Cases

Hospitalizations continue to push back up, though the state’s positivity rate dropped down Tuesday morning.

Maryland reports 1,972 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the state’s total to 330,186 since the pandemic came to the state. Fifty-three more people have died, now at 6,476 confirmed COVID-19 deaths.

Hospitalizations, which saw a slight drop after last week’s continual rise, is now creeping back up past 1,800 hospitalized. There are now 1,875 in state hospitals for COVID-19, of which 411 are in ICU beds and 1,464 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate dropped down by nearly half a percent Tuesday, now at 7.8%. The state conducted 29,389 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 6.5 million tests conducted since the pandemic began.

As Maryland enters Phase 1B this week, 551,700 doses have been distributed across the state. Of those, 233,309 first doses and 21,801 second doses have been administered.

January 20: Over 2.1K New Cases, Positivity Rate & Hospitalizations Down

Maryland adds 2,167 coronavirus cases as the state positivity rate and hospitalizations dip down Wednesday morning.

There have now been 332,353 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the state. Thirty-eight Marylanders have died in the last 24 hours, bringing the state total to 6,514.

Hospitalizations also dropped by 17 down to 1,858 though ICU beds went up to 420 and there are 1,438 in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate is now at 7.76% as the state conducted 30,886 coronavirus tests in the last day. Of those, 8,240 tested negative.

Maryland has now administered 279,412 coronavirus vaccines. Of those 251,293 people have received first doses and 28,119 have received second doses.

January 21: Over 2.1K New Cases As Hospitalizations Down, ICU Beds Up

Hospitalizations drop, though still remain above 1,800 as the state adds 2,166 coronavirus cases Thursday morning.

There are 46 less people hospitalized, down to 1,812 people. Of those, 424 are in ICU beds and 1,388 are in acute care.

Forty-six Marylanders died from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the state total to 6,560. There have now been 334,519 coronavirus cases in Maryland since the state began tracking the pandemic.

The statewide positivity rate is at 7.66%, dropping by .1%. The state conducted 37,628 tests in the last day, with 9,466 testing negative.

Maryland is in its 1B vaccination phase with 294,974 doses administered. There have been 264,094 first doses put out, up 12,801 doses since Wednesday. There have been 30,880 second doses administered, with 2,761 more administered Wednesday.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday “urgently” called on local school systems to return to hybrid in-person learning by no later than March 1.

January 22: 57 More Deaths, 2.3K More Cases Reported Friday As Hospitalizations Are Down

Fifty-seven more Marylanders have died from COVID-19 as the state reports more than 2,300 new cases Friday. The good news, hospitalizations were down again.

State health officials report 2,396 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the total number of cases over the span of the pandemic to 336,915. However, hospitalizations are down by 44 cases Friday, meaning 1,768 people remain hospitalized. Of those patients, 424 are in the ICU.

The statewide positivity rate is also down to 7.5%.

Over the span of the pandemic, 6,617 Marylanders have died as a result of COVID-19.

Maryland remains in phase 1B of its vaccination distribution plan. A total of 667,275 doses of the vaccine have been distributed with 314,861 doses administered.

More than 16,000 received their first dose of the vaccine in the last day, bringing the total to 280,769.

Another 3,000 were given the second dose, bringing that total to 34,092.

January 23: Hospitalizations Continue To Decline; 45 More Deaths Reported Saturday

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.

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.

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.

January 24: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Decline

More than 2,100 new Covid-19 cases were reported Sunday in Maryland as hospitalizations continued to decline, according to state health department data.

Officials reported 2,145 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases throughout the pandemic to 341,452.

However, hospitalizations are down by 49 cases. Of the 1,668 patients hospitalized, 392 are in the ICU.

The statewide positivity rate is also down to 7.21 percent.

Over the span of the pandemic, 6,690 Marylanders have died as a result of COVID-19.

47,331 COVID-19 tests were administered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 6.72 million.

Maryland remains in Phase 1B of its vaccination distribution plan. A total of 667,275 doses of the vaccine have been distributed, with 358,262 doses administered.

319,007 people have received their first dose of the vaccine, while 39,255 have received their second dose.

January 25: Over 1.6K Cases, 36 Deaths Reported While Hospitalizations Flat

Maryland reports 1,696 new coronavirus cases and 36 more deaths, as hospitalizations are relatively flat Monday morning.

There have now been 343,138 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state since the pandemic began and 6,726 deaths.

Hospitalizations went up by one case Monday, and now stand at 1,669. Of those, 395 are in ICU beds and 1,274 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate also continues to drop, now at 6.84%. The state conducted 34,734 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with 7,679 coming back negative.

Vaccine efforts continue as the state enters Phase 1C this week. There have now been 358,262 doses administered. Of those, 319,007 are first doses and 39,255 second doses.

There have been 10,541 first doses administered in the last 24 hours and 1,748 second doses.

Virtual learning at some Maryland universities resumed Monday, with in-person learning set to return in two weeks.

January 26: Over 1.4K Cases Added As Hospitalizations Down, Positivity Rate Still Below 7%

Hospitalizations are down but deaths are up Tuesday morning as Maryland reports 1,482 new coronavirus cases.

There are now 1,642 Marylanders hospitalized for the virus, down by 27. ICU beds also dropped down to 367 and there are 1,275 in acute care.

The state has confirmed 344,620 coronavirus cases since they started tracking the pandemic. Sixty-two more Marylanders have died from the virus, a total of 6,788 deaths.

Maryland’s positivity rate is still below 7%, now at 6.64%. They conducted 25,926 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours with 6,332 coming back negative.

There have been 667,275 vaccine doses distributed and 396,661 administered so far in the state. There have been 348,026 first doses administered, with 17,317 in the last 24 hours. The state has also administered 48,635 second doses, with 6,407 administered in the last day.

January 27, 2021: Over 1.9K Cases, 33 Deaths Reported

Maryland reports 1,939 coronavirus cases and 33 deaths in the last 24 hours as the state positivity rate continues to drop Wednesday morning.

There are now 1,647 Marylanders hospitalized for the virus, up by five since Tuesday. ICU beds went up slightly, now at 374, with 1,273 in acute care.

As trends move down this week slightly, the state has now recorded 346,559 coronavirus cases and 6,821 Marylanders have died from the virus. The positivity rate is down by 0.26% and stays below 7% at 6.38%.

Maryland conducted 34,887 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 6.8 million tested since the pandemic began in the state.

A day after Gov. Larry Hogan spoke to the public on the state’s vaccine efforts moving into February, over 180,000 more doses have been distributed. As of Wednesday morning, 852,625 doses have been distributed total throughout the state. As the state continues into Phase 1C, 419,579 have been administered.

Marylanders have received 363,282 first doses- 15,256 in the last 24 hours. At this time, 56,297 second doses have been received, with 7,662 in the last 24 hours.

The Maryland Department of Health is encouraging physicians and patients to now consider monoclonal antibody treatment, which they claim has been shown to reduce the severity of symptoms and prevent hospitalization in people with mild or moderate COVID symptoms.

January 28, 2021: Positivity Rate, Hospitalizations Decline As 2.1K New Cases Reported

Maryland’s positivity rate and hospitalizations are declining as nearly 2,200 new cases were reported by state health officials.

As of Thursday, the state reported 2,190 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total to 348,749. Forty more Marylanders have died as a result of coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 6,861.

Trends continue to move downward with hospitalizations are down by 11 to 1,636 and 376 patients remain in the ICU. The positivity rate is at 6.15%.

Since Wednesday, 46,476 more people were tested for coronavirus, bringing the testing total to 6.8 million.

Maryland remains in Phase 1C in its vaccination plan.

As of Wednesday morning, 852,625 doses have been distributed total throughout the state and 449,916 doses have been administered. Of the total doses administered, 383,300 have received one dose and 66,616 have received two.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced he would be lifting the 10 p.m. curfew for bars and restaurants in the state by Monday.

January 29, 2021: Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue To Decrease As State Surpasses 350K Cases

Downward trends in coronavirus data continue in Maryland, as the state surpasses 350,000 COVID-19 cases over the span of the pandemic.

As of Friday, the state reported that hospitalizations went down by 20 cases to 1,616. Of those hospitalized, 367 remain in the ICU. The positivity rate also decreased by 5.94%.

But the state also reported 350,629 total COVID-19 cases over the span of the pandemic, with 1,880 new cases in the last 24 hours. Thirty nine more Marylanders have died as a result of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths to 6,900.

A total of 6.9 million tests have been administered, with 52,790 tests given in the last day.

Maryland remains in Phase 1C of its vaccination plan. A total of 483,149 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered, of which 406,168 were first doses.

As for distribution, a total of 584,575 first doses were distributed and 268,050 second doses were distributed.

January 30, 2021: South African Covid-19 Variant Found In Baltimore Area

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Saturday that the South African variant of the Covid-19 virus has been detected in the State of Maryland.

The new B.1.351 variant of the SARS-CoV-2 was found in a Maryland resident and has been confirmed by the Maryland Department of Health in consultation with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The B.1.351 variant has not been shown to cause more severe illness or an increased risk of death when compared to the other strains, however it is believed to be more transmissible than other strains.

Officials say additional research is still required to determine the effectiveness of the available vaccines against the South African variant but initial evidence suggests that vaccines are still likely to be protective against the variant.

Today’s case involves an adult living in the Baltimore metro region who has not traveled internationally, making community transmission likely. The individual is currently isolating at home, health officials said.

Contract tracing efforts are being taken to ensure anyone who was in contact with this person is quickly identified, quarantined and tested.

The South African virus is the second variant identified in the state along with the U.K. variant that was identified on January 12.

January 31, 2021: Hospitalizations Drop, 20 More Deaths Reported

Maryland reported a significant drop in coronavirus-related hospitalizations Sunday morning as total cases surpassed 354,000.

Hospitalizations dropped by 89 patients to 1,471. Of those hospitalized, 364 remain in the ICU.

Twenty more Marylanders have died as a result of COVID-19, bringing the total to 6,951

A total of 1,747 COVID cases were reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total over the span of the pandemic to 354,473.

The statewide positivity rate is also down to 5.66%.

As for testing, 46,230 tests were administered in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to more than 7 million over the span of the pandemic.

February 1: Over 1.1K New Cases As Hospitalizations Drop Again

 Maryland adds 1,163 coronavirus cases as hospitalizations dropped again Monday morning.

Total cases surpassed 355,000 and are now at 355,636. Twenty-seven more Marylanders died in the last 24 hours from the virus, now a total of 6,978 deaths.

There are 1,437 Marylanders hospitalized for the virus at this time, dropping down by 34 cases Monday. ICU beds did rise, now at 371. There are 1,066 in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went down again slightly, now at 5.61%. The state conducted 25,408 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours.

A total of 544,369 doses have been administered to the state, with 455,910 total first doses received- with 7,411 received in the last 24 hours. As of Monday, 88,459 second doses have been received, a change of 1,320 in the last day.

February 2: Below 1K New Cases For First Time Since November, Hospitalizations Up

Maryland reports under 1,000 new daily cases for the first time since November, with 905 new cases reported Tuesday morning.

Hospitalizations did go up slightly, with 30 new cases and 1,467 total hospitalized in the state. ICU beds dropped down to 366 people, with 1,101 in acute care.

Thirty-four more people died in the last 24 hours, surpassing 7,000 deaths with 7,012 deaths reported in the state since the pandemic began. There have been 356,541 confirmed cases in the state.

The statewide positivity rate went up slightly by .18%, now at 5.79%. The state conducted 13,702 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 7 million tested total.

Maryland has administered 553,733 doses. There have been 462,162 first doses received and 91,571 doses received.

In the last 24 hours, 6,252 doses have been received and 3,112 second doses.

February 3: Second Day With Fewer Than 1K New Cases Reported; Positivity Rate Increases

For the second consecutive day, Maryland added fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, data from the state’s health department shows.

The latest data from the Maryland Department of Health Wednesday morning shows the state added 942 new COVID-19 cases and 31 new deaths, bringing the totals to 357,483 and 7,043, respectively.

Eighteen more people were hospitalized, bringing the total to 1,485. Of those, 1,124 are in acute care and 361 are in intensive care.

The dip in new cases could coincide with the winter storm that led some testing and vaccination sites to temporarily close.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate, meanwhile, increased again Wednesday to 5.96% from 5.79% on Tuesday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,066,871 COVID-19 tests have been conducted, of which 2,853,838 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccines, 573,131 vaccines have been administered. Of those, 471,591 — up 9,429 from Tuesday — have been first doses and 101,540 — up 9,969 from Tuesday — have been second doses.

Also, Johns Hopkins University suspended in-person classes for two days after 30 students tested positive for the virus. Baltimore City Public Schools also delayed plans to move forward with some in-person learning.

February 4: Hospitalizations Down; More Than 1.5K New Cases Reported

Maryland recorded more than 1,500 additional COVID-19 cases Thursday as hospitalizations due to the virus fell, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Thursday morning, the state has seen 359,037 cases of the virus since the pandemic began, 1,554 of which were recorded in the past 24 hours. Thirty-one more deaths were recorded Thursday, bringing the total to 7,074.

The number of hospitalizations fell by 59 to 1,426; of those, 1,086 were acute care patients and 340 were intensive care patients.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell from 5.96% on Wednesday to 5.89% on Thursday.

In terms of testing, the state has now recorded 7,102,358 COVID-19 tests, from which 2,862,490 people tested negative.

February 5: Case Total Tops 360K; 35 New Deaths Reported

Maryland topped 360,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday as the state added another 1,547 cases, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Friday, the state reported a total of 360,584 cases and 7,109 deaths. Thirty-five new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

Hospitalizations increased slightly from 1,426 on Thursday to 1,444 on Friday. Of those, 1,103 are in acute care and 341 are in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate also increased slightly from 5.89% on Thursday to 5.94% on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,144,618 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,870,127 people have tested negative.

Also as of Friday morning, the state reports 634,055 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered; of those, 503,865 were first doses and 130,190 were second doses.

February 6: 1,500 New Cases, 41 Deaths Reported Saturday

Maryland added 1,500 new COVID-19 cases and 41 deaths on Saturday as hospitalizations and the positivity rate declined, data from the State Department of Health shows.

As of Saturday, the state reported a total of 362,084 cases and 7,150 deaths.

Hospitalizations decreased slightly from 1,444 on Friday to 1,419 on Saturday. Of those, 1,082 are in acute care and 337 are in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate also decreased slightly from 5.94% on Friday to 5.83% on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,188,638 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,876,878 people have tested negative.

As of Saturday morning, the state reports 647,825 first dose vaccines were administered and 258,900 second dose vaccines were administered.

February 7: 1.5K More Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue Downward Trend

More than 1,500 more coronavirus cases were reported Sunday morning as state hospitalizations and positivity rate continued their downward trend.

Maryland added 1,566 new COVID-19 cases and 20 more people died as a result of the virus.

As of Sunday, the state reported a total of 363,650 cases and 7,170 deaths.

Hospitalizations decreased slightly to 1,402. Of those, 1,076 are in acute care and 326 are in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate also decreased slightly to 5.73%.

Since the pandemic began, 7,237,247 COVID-19 tests have been conducted. Of those, 2,885,052 people have tested negative.

As of Sunday morning, the state reported 646,925 first dose vaccines were administered and 258,900 second dose vaccines were administered.

Slots to get the shots are still very limited, even as more mass vaccination sites open.

Maryland is in Phase 1c of its vaccination distribution plan.

February 8: 903 New Cases, 23 Deaths Reported

Less than 1,000 new coronavirus cases are added Monday morning as hospitalizations go up by 11 overnight.

There are now 364,553 cases in the state, up 903 from Sunday. Twenty-three more Marylanders have died, a total of 7,193 deaths since the pandemic began.

Eleven more Marylanders are hospitalized Monday morning, bringing the total to 1,413. There are 318 in ICU beds and 1,095 in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate is 5.67%. Maryland conducted 22,844 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over 7.2 million tests conducted.

Maryland continues to move through Phase 1C of its coronavirus vaccine efforts. There have been 690,081 doses administered, with 539,063 first doses received- 13,719 in the last 24 hours. There have been 4,463 second doses received in the last 24 hours- 151,018 total.

February 9: 976 New Cases, 41 Deaths As Hospitalizations Drop

Maryland reports under 1,000 coronavirus cases for the second straight day as it adds 976 new cases Tuesday morning.

Hospitalizations dropped by 36, now at 1,377 hospitalized in the state. ICU beds went up to 326 and there are 1,051 in acute care.

Forty-one more Marylanders have died of the virus in the last 24 hours, the state reports, bringing the total to 7,234. There have been 365,529 coronavirus cases in the state since the pandemic began.

The statewide positivity rate went up slightly by .11%, now at 5.78%. The state conducted 14,361 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours.

Maryland is still in Phase 1C of its vaccine efforts. They have administered 727,828 doses in the last two months. At this time, 558,838 first doses have been received, an addition of 13,745 in the last day. Second doses lag at 168,990, with 14,350 in the last 24 hours.

February 10: Over 1.1K New Cases, Hospitalizations Drop

Maryland reports 1,137 new coronavirus cases, ending a two-day streak of under 1,000 daily reported cases Wednesday morning.

Hospitalizations did drop by nearly 100, now at 1,282. ICU beds are at 324 and there are 958 in acute care- a drop from 1,051 from the day before.

Thirty-three Marylanders died from the virus in the last day, bringing the total to 7,267 since the pandemic began. There have been 366,666 coronavirus cases total in the state.

The statewide positivity rate went down by .46%, now at 5.32%. As testing ramps back up after a slight drop due to the winter weather last week, more than 30,000 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.

The state continues to move through Phase 1C, with 752,036 doses administered. There have been 570,495 first doses received- 11,657 in the last day; there have also been 181,541 second doses received with 12,551 given in the last day.

February 11: Over 1.1K Cases, Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Drop

Maryland adds 1,199 coronavirus cases Thursday morning as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate continues to drop.

There are now 367,865 coronavirus cases recorded since the pandemic began, with 21 new deaths reported. In nearly a year, 7,288 Marylanders have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations continue to see a dip, with ten less Marylanders hospitalized than the day before. Of the 1,272 hospitalized, 324 are in ICU beds- unchanged from Wednesday; and 948 people in acute care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate for the virus decreased by .24%, now at 5.08%. Maryland conducted 39,191 coronavirus tests in the last day.

As Maryland continues to move through Phase 1C, 785,170 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have now been administered. At this time, 587,180 first doses have been received- with 16,685 in the last 24 hours. Second doses continue to lag behind but on Thursday, matched up to first doses. The state administered 16,449 in the last day- a total of 197,990 received.

February 12: 1.1K New Cases, 36 Deaths Reported; Hospitalizations At Lowest Since Mid-November

Maryland reported another 1,112 COVID-19 cases and 36 deaths Friday as the state’s positivity rate fell below five percent, Friday morning’s data from the state health department shows.

As of Friday, the state has seen 368,977 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 7,324 deaths. Hospitalizations fell by 47 to 1,225; of those, 899 are acute care cases and 326 are intensive care.

The number of hospitalizations is at its lowest point since mid-November.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell from 5.08% on Thursday to 4.87% on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has had 7,388,614 tests conducted; of those, 2,913,743 people have tested negative.

Another 18,230 Marylanders have gotten their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the state’s total to 605,410. A total of 213,068 people have gotten their second dose, an increase of 15,078 from Thursday.

A total of 818,478 vaccines have been administered in the state, according to the health department.

February 13: More Than 1K New Cases And 32 Deaths Reported Saturday

Maryland reported another 1,159 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths on Saturday, according to data from the State Department of Health.

As of Saturday, the state has seen 370,136 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 7,356 deaths.

Hospitalizations fell by 33 to 1,192. Of those hospitalized, 876 are in acute care, while 316 are in intensive care. The number of hospitalizations is at its lowest point since mid-November.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell from 4.87% on Thursday to 4.76% on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has had 7,429,742 tests conducted. Of those, 2,921,351 people have tested negative.

Another 20,372 Marylanders have gotten their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the state’s total to 625,782. A total of 231,226 people have gotten their second dose.

A total of 857,008 vaccines have been administered in the state, according to the State Department of Health.

February 14: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Continue To Decline

Maryland reported 847 new cases on Sunday, which is the lowest number of new cases reported in a single day since November 3rd, according to data from the State Department of Health.

As of Sunday, the state has seen 370,983 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 7,374 deaths, an increase of 18.

Hospitalizations fell by 26 to 1,166. Of those hospitalized, 873 are in acute care, while 293 are in intensive care. The number of hospitalizations is also at its lowest point since mid-November.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell from 4.76% on Thursday to 4.63% on Sunday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has had 7,466,180 tests conducted. Of those, 2,926,402 people have tested negative.

February 15: 7.4K Total Deaths Linked To Coronavirus In Maryland As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue To Decline

For the first time since November, Maryland’s coronavirus positivity rate went below 5% Sunday. That trend continued Monday, when the statewide positivity declined again slightly to 4.53%.

Hospitalizations also went down by 53 patients to 1,113, with 285 patients in the ICU — continuing the state’s downward trend with those numbers as well.

But, 26 more Marylanders also died from the deadly virus in the last day. The death toll is now at 7,400.

The state’s Department of Health reported 722 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total over the span of the pandemic to 371,705.

Over the last 24 hours, 19,761 people were tested for COVID, mean more than 7.48 million tests have been administered since the pandemic started.

February 16: 516 New Cases Out Of Less Than 10K Tested, Lowest Daily Count Since October. 

Maryland’s positivity rate continued to drop Tuesday morning, now at 4.23% and the lowest since November.

The state added 516 new coronavirus cases overnight, the lowest since October, though less than 10,000 coronavirus tests were conducted in the last day.

There are now 372,221 confirmed cases since the pandemic began in Maryland.

Hospitalizations were flat, going down by three cases in 24 hours to 1,110. Thirty Marylanders died from the virus in the last day, bringing the state total to 7,430.

The state conducted 9,967 coronavirus tests in the last day, lower than the average amount possibly explained by the winter weather over the last few days.

Maryland remains in phase 1C, with 908,979 doses administered. The state is reporting 655,277 first doses received and 253,702 second doses received.

February 17: Hospitalizations, ICU Beds & Positivity Rate Down

Numbers continue to trend downward this week as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate fall in Maryland as of Wednesday morning.

The state reported 759 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, with higher testing numbers than Tuesday. The state conducted 23,159 coronavirus tests in the last day, as opposed to the less than 10,000 tests the day before.

The total of coronavirus cases is now at 372,980. Nineteen more Marylanders have died from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 7,449.

Hospitalizations dropped slightly by 14, now at 1,096. There are 272 people in ICU beds and 824 in acute care. The statewide positivity rate continues to drop, now at 4.17%.

Maryland continues to move through Phase 1C of its vaccination plan. To date, 908,979 coronavirus vaccine doses have been administered- with 655,277 first doses received and 253,702 second doses received. In the last day, 5,745 first doses and 9,374 second doses have been administered.

February 18: Positivity Rate, Hospitalizations Continue To Decline; Nearly 1K New Cases Reported

Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate and the number of hospitalizations fell again Friday as the state added nearly 1,000 new cases, data from the state’s health department shows.

Maryland added 986 new COVID-19 cases and 30 new deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 373,966 and 7,479, respectively. The state’s positivity rate fell slightly to 4.13%.

Forty-eight fewer people were in the hospital Thursday than the previous day; of the 1,048 hospitalizations, 769 were acute care patients and 279 were intensive care.

Since the pandemic began, 7,555,013 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,944,984 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccinations, 936,557 vaccine doses have been administered; of those, 670,972 have been first doses and 265,585 have been second doses.

February 19: Just Over 1K New Cases Added; Hospitalizations Continue To Fall

Maryland added just over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases Friday as the number of hospitalizations continues to fall, data from the state’s health department shows.

The state added 1,008 new cases and 16 new deaths, bringing the totals to 374,974 and 7,495, respectively.

Sixteen fewer people were hospitalized Friday, lowering the total to 1,016. Of those, 744 were in acute care and 272 were in intensive care.

The positivity rate remained nearly flat at 4.12%, down from 4.13% on Thursday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,597,220 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; from those tests, 2,951,435 people have tested negative.

A total of 1,013,049 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in the state, 706,885 of which were first doses and 306,164 of which are second doses. Despite some vaccination and testing centers, including the Baltimore Convention Center and Six Flags America, being closed on Thursday due to the weather, the health department reported Friday morning that 22,288 new first dose vaccinations and 20,304 new second dose vaccinations have been administered in the past 24 hours.

February 20, 2021: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Increase Slightly Saturday

Maryland added 763 new COVID-19 cases Saturday as hospitalizations and the positivity rate increased slightly, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state also added 20 new deaths, bringing the total to 7,515.

Thirty-three more people were hospitalized, increasing the total to 1,049. Of those, 744 were in acute care and 272 were in intensive care.

The positivity rate increased slightly to 4.17%, down from 4.12% Friday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,622,654 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,956,317 returned negative results.

A total of 1,044,590 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in the state, 717,739 of which were first doses and 326,851 of which are second doses.

The State Department of Health reported Saturday morning that 10,854 new first dose vaccinations and 20,687 new second dose vaccinations have been administered in the past 24 hours.

February 21: Hospitalizations Under 1,000 For First Time Since Mid-November

Maryland added 618 new COVID-19 cases Sunday as hospitalizations and the positivity rate decreased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

These new cases reported today brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 376,355.

Maryland also added 18 new deaths, bringing the total to 7,533.

Seventy-six less people were hospitalized, decreasing the total to 937. Of those, 689 were in acute care and 284 were in intensive care.

The positivity rate decreased slightly to 4.08%, down from 4.17% Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, 7,654,818 COVID-19 tests have been conducted; of those, 2,960,703 returned negative results.

A total of 1,067,346 COVID-19 vaccinations have been administered in the state, 728,551 of which were first doses and 338,795 of which are second doses.

The State Department of Health reported Sunday morning that 10,812 new first dose vaccinations and 11,944 new second dose vaccinations have been administered in the past 24 hours.

February 22: Positivity Rate Below 4%, 611 New Cases Reported

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

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.

February 23: Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Down

Maryland adds 662 coronavirus cases as hospitalizations and statewide positivity rate fall Tuesday morning.

There are now 978 Marylanders hospitalized, down 14 from Monday. ICU beds went down to 258 and there are now 720 people in acute care.

Thirty Marylanders have died related to the virus in the last day, bringing the state total to 7,580.

The state reports 377,628 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in Maryland, and the statewide positivity rate is now at 3.9% with 12,550 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

Maryland has administered over one million coronavirus vaccine doses since their efforts began in December. There were 9,580 first doses and 15,985 second doses received in the last day.

February 24: Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Down Again

Maryland added just over 860 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday as the number of hospitalizations and the positivity rate decreased, data from the state’s health department shows.

The state added 862 new cases and 27 new deaths, bringing the totals to 378,490 and 7,607, respectively.

Eighteen fewer people were in the hospital; of the 960 hospitalized patients, 711 were in acute care and 249 were in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate dropped slightly from 3.9% on Tuesday to 3.8% on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, the state has seen 7,718,790 COVID-19 tests conducted; of those, 2,972,600 people have tested negative.

The health department reported 21,549 more first doses of vaccines and 15,067 more second doses of vaccines administered as of Wednesday, bringing the totals to 768,468 and 380,799, respectively. Combined, 1,149,267 vaccine doses have been administered in the state.

February 25: Just Under 1K New Cases Added; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Mass Vaccination Site

Maryland added just under 1,000 new COVID-19 cases Thursday as the number of hospitalizations and positivity rate declined slightly, part of a larger trend, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Thursday, the state has recorded 379,466 COVID-19 cases and 7,623 deaths, up 976 and 16, respectively.

Eight fewer people were hospitalized, bringing the state’s total to 952. Of those, 709 were in acute care and 243 were in intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate dropped slightly from 3.8% on Wednesday to 3.74% on Thursday.

Nearly 38,000 more COVID-19 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours, bringing the state’s cumulative total to 7,755,974. Of those, 2,979,131 people have tested negative.

Another 15,797 Marylanders got the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours and 22,743 more got the second dose, bringing the state’s totals to 784,265 and 403,542, respectively.

Also, Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium, the home of the Ravens, had a “soft opening” as the state’s third COVID-19 mass vaccination site on Thursday morning.

February 26: Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue Downward Trend

Maryland reported another 970 COVID-19 cases and 33 more deaths Friday, bringing the state’s total to more than 380,000, data from the state’s health department shows.

As of Friday, the state has now seen 380,436 cases and 7,656 deaths. Meanwhile, the number of hospitalizations and positivity rate continue their downward trends.

Nine fewer Marylanders were hospitalized as of Friday. Of the 943 hospitalizations, 698 are acute care cases and 245 are intensive care cases.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate sits at 3.66%, down from 3.74% on Thursday.

Just over 48,000 new COVID-19 tests were conducted, bringing the state’s total to 7,804,095. Of those, 2,986,551 people tested negative.

A total of 1,226,447 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Maryland, the health department reports. Of those, 799,463 are first doses and 426,984 are second doses. Those numbers are a 24-hour increase of 15,198 and 23,442, respectively.

February 27: 18 New Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue To Decline

Maryland reported 836 new COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths Saturday, according to data from the State Department of Health.

As of Saturday, the state has recorded 381,272 cases and 7,674 deaths. Meanwhile, the number of hospitalizations and positivity rate continue their downward trend.

Fifty-one fewer Marylanders were hospitalized as of Saturday. Of the 892 hospitalizations, 670 are acute care cases and 222 are intensive care cases.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate fell to 3.43%, down from 3.66% on Friday.

Just over 44,000 new COVID-19 tests were conducted, bringing the state’s total to 7,848,245. Of those, 2,993,098 people tested negative.

A total of 1,269,818 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Maryland. Of those, 820,398 are first doses and 449,420 are second doses.

Those numbers are a 24-hour increase of 20,935 and 22,436, respectively.

February 28: 13 Deaths Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations Continue To Decrease

Maryland reported 827 new COVID-19 cases and 13 more deaths Sunday, according to data from the State Department of Health.

As of Sunday, the state has now seen 382,099 cases and 7,687 deaths as hospitalizations continue to decline.

Twenty-four fewer Marylanders were hospitalized as of Sunday. Of the 868 hospitalizations, 628 are acute care cases and 240 are intensive care cases.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate rose just slightly to 3.46%, up from 3.43% on Saturday.

More than 38,000 new COVID-19 tests were conducted, bringing the state’s total to 7,887,028. Of those, 2,999,585 people tested negative.

A total of 1,306,944 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Maryland, the health department reports. Of those, 842,796 are first doses and 464,148 are second doses. Those numbers are a 24-hour increase of 22,398 and 14,728, respectively.

March 1, 2021: 603 New Cases, 10 Deaths As Hospitalizations Up Slightly

Maryland adds 603 confirmed coronavirus cases and 10 deaths as hospitalizations jump up slightly Monday morning.

The state has now seen 382,703 cases and 7,697 deaths as we approach the anniversary of the first confirmed cases in Maryland.

Thirty-six more Marylanders are hospitalized with the virus, with 235 in ICU beds and 669 in acute care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate rose slightly to 3.52% with 19,263 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

Maryland is still in Phase 1C, with 1,332,588 doses administered so far. In the last day, 15,781 first doses and 9,863 second doses have been administered.

March 2, 2021: 468 New Cases, 26 Deaths Reported

Maryland reports 468 new coronavirus cases Tuesday morning, the lowest daily case count since early October.

There are now 383,170 confirmed cases and 7,723 deaths since the pandemic began in the state- 26 deaths added in the last day.

The low numbers could be accounted for by lower testing in the last day than average, just 11,040 conducted.

The statewide positivity rate dropped down Tuesday by 0.17% to 3.35%. Hospitalizations also went down slightly by 8, with a total of 896 hospitalized. Of those, 232 are in intensive care and 664 are in acute care.

Maryland continues to move through Phase 1C of its vaccination efforts. They administered 19,916 first doses and 10,254 second doses in the last 24 hours. The state has now given out 1,362,758 doses in total.

March 3, 2021: 786 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Fall

Maryland adds 786 confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday morning as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate fall again.

Fourteen more Marylanders have died in the last day related to the virus, a total of 7,737 since the pandemic began in the state last March. The state reports a total of 383,956 confirmed cases.

Hospitalizations dropped by 33, with 863 total hospitalized. ICU beds also fell to 228 with 635 in acute care.

The state conducted 31,298 coronavirus tests in the last day, up from Tuesday. The positivity rate now stands at 3.28%.

Maryland has administered 1,394,725 coronavirus vaccine doses since it began its rollout in December. First doses stand at 900,458 received, with 21,965 administered in the last 24 hours; and second doses now at 494,267, 10,002 in the last day.

March 4, 2021: 809 New Cases, Hospitalizations Flat But ICU Beds Down

Maryland reports 809 new coronavirus cases as hospitalizations are relatively flat Thursday morning, though ICU beds are down.

Three more Marylanders have died related to the virus in the last day, a total of 7,740. The state has recorded 384,765 confirmed cases since the pandemic began nearly a year ago in the state.

Seven less people are hospitalized, now at 856. Of those, ICU beds are also down to 216 with 640 in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate is now at 3.24%, down .04%. Maryland conducted 33,723 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours.

Maryland has now administered over 1.3 million coronavirus vaccines, of which include 900,458 first doses and 494,267 second doses. In the last day, 21,965 first doses and 10,002 second doses were received.

March 5, 2021: 913 New Cases Reported; ICU Cases Up

On the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 cases being reported in Maryland, the state’s health department reported 913 new cases and eight new deaths from the virus.

Friday’s data from the Maryland Department of Health shows the state has now seen 385,678 positive cases and 7,748 deaths. The state’s calculation of the positivity rate increased slightly from 3.24% on Thursday to 3.28% on Friday.

The number of hospitalizations fell by seven to 849. Of those, 620 people were in acute care and 229 were in intensive care. Intensive care cases climbed by 13 Friday.

The state has now seen more than eight million COVID-19 tests conducted amid the pandemic; of the 8,024,078 tests, 3,024,949 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccines, the health department reports 1,436,396 doses have been administered. Of those, 926,554 were first doses and 509,842 were second doses, 24-hour increases of 26,096 and 15,575, respectively.

March 6, 2021: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths

The Maryland Department of Health reported Saturday 932 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 more deaths as a result of the virus.

The State of Maryland recorded 386,610 positive COVID-19 cases and 7,759 deaths.

The positivity rate increased slightly from 3.28% Friday to 3.35% Saturday.

The number of hospitalizations fell by 19 to 830. Of those, 600 people were in acute care and 230 were in intensive care.

The state has now seen more than eight million COVID-19 tests conducted amid the pandemic; of the 8,064,462 tests, 3,032,496 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccines, the health department reports 1,533,264 doses have been administered.

Of those, 987,640 were first doses and 545,562 were second doses, 24-hour increases of 18,113 and 12,832 respectively.

March 7, 2021: Over 1 Million First Doses Administered

The Maryland Department of Health is reporting over 1 million first doses of the vaccine have now been administered in the state.

This comes as 709 new cases and 14 deaths were reported in Maryland on Sunday.

Since the pandemic began Maryland has reported a total of 387,319 positive COVID-19 cases and 7,773 deaths.

The positivity rate increased slightly from 3.35% Saturday to 3.36% Sunday.

The number of hospitalizations fell by 12 to 818. Of those, 603 people were in acute care and 215 were in intensive care.

The state has seen more than eight million COVID-19 tests conducted amid the pandemic; of the 8,097,590 tests, 3,034,546 people have tested negative.

In terms of vaccines, the health department reports 1,567,359 doses have been administered.

Of those, 1,009,499 were first doses and 557,860 were second doses, 24-hour increases of 21,797 and 12,298 respectively.

March 8, 2021: Hospitalizations Under 800 First Time Since November

Hospitalizations dropped Monday morning to their lowest point since November, state officials say.

There are now 792 Marylanders hospitalized, a drop of 26 cases. Of those, 215 are in ICU beds and 577 are in acute care.

The state added 716 coronavirus cases, bringing its total to 388,035. Eight more Marylanders have died, a total of 7,781.

Maryland’s seven-day positivity rate average didn’t change in the last 24 hours, remaining at 3.36%. The state conducted 23,356 coronavirus tests in the last day. More than eight million coronavirus tests have been administered in the last year since the pandemic began in our state.

Over one million first doses of the coronavirus vaccine went out so far, with 10,781 first doses received in the last day. Over 500,000 second doses have gone out, with 6,613 administered in the last day.

The state has administered 1,584,753 total doses of the vaccine so far.

March 9, 2021: Hogan announces loosening of restrictions

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a number of COVID-19 restrictions will be loosened on Friday.

The state will lift capacity limits for outdoor and indoor dining, as well as other establishments. For dining, only seated and distanced service will be allowed. Large outdoor and indoor venues may expand to 50% capacity.

The state added 631 new coronavirus cases and 25 deaths as hospitalizations didn’t change Tuesday morning.

There are now 388,666 confirmed cases of the virus since the pandemic began in the state, and 7,806 deaths. There are still 792 Marylanders hospitalized, with 215 in intensive care and 577 in acute care.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate went up slightly by 0.04% to 3.4%. Maryland conducted 16,631 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over eight million tests taken over the span of the pandemic.

Maryland has administered 1,616,567 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, with 1,043,950 first doses in total received. Of those, 23,670 first doses were given in the last day. Second doses trail behind, with 572,617 received- 8,144 in the last day.

March 10, 2021: 900 New Cases, Hospitalizations Up

Maryland adds 900 new coronavirus cases and 14 deaths Wednesday morning as hospitalizations surpass 800 again.

There have now been 389,566 confirmed cases of the virus and 7,820 deaths since the pandemic began in the state.

Nine more Marylanders are hospitalized, bringing the total to 801. Of those, 216 are in intensive care and 585 are in acute care.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate is up 0.21% to 3.61%. The state conducted 23,412 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over eight million tests conducted since the pandemic began.

Over 1.6 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered so far in Maryland as the state continues to move through Phase 1C. Of those, 1,069,281 first doses and 584,389 second doses have been received. In the last day, 25,331 first doses and 11,772 second doses have been administered.

March 11, 2021: 924 Cases, Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Down

Maryland adds 924 coronavirus cases as hospitalizations drop back down Thursday morning.

There are now 788 Marylanders hospitalized for the virus, down 13 since Wednesday. Of those, ICU beds are down to 209 and there are 579 in acute care.

Twelve more Maryland residents have died from the virus in the last day, bringing the state total to 7,832. The state reports 390,490 confirmed coronavirus cases since they began tracking the pandemic last March.

The statewide positivity rate went down by 0.03%, now at 3.58%. They conducted 35,853 COVID-19 tests 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. As of Thursday morning, 640,214 Marylanders are fully vaccinated.

They have administered 1,736,455 doses in total. Of those 1,096,241 first doses have been received, 26,961 in the last 24 hours; and 598,647 second doses have been received, 14,257 in the last day.

They also added a “Single Dose Administered” section, noting that 41,567 single dose vaccines have been administered in total- 7,109 in the last day.

March 12, 2021: Nearly 1K New Cases Reported, Hospitalizations Down

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.

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.

Much of Maryland also lifted COVID-19 capacity restrictions at restaurants, retail and more. Baltimore City, however, kept its current restrictions in place.

March 13, 2021: Over 1K New Cases Reported, More Than 56K Vaccines Administered In Last 24 Hours

Over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Maryland in the last 24 hours, according to the State Department of Health.

According to the State Department of Health, 1,101 new COVID-19 cases were reported Saturday.

Hospitalizations went up by eight patients, and eight more deaths were reported.

The positivity rate went up slightly to 3.72%.

Maryland’s total number of cases over the span of the COVID-19 pandemic is now at 392,581.

A total of 672,463 people are fully vaccinated, according to the State Department of Health.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new one-day record of 56,320 COVID-19 vaccines administered.

March 14, 2021: 860 New Cases & 10 Deaths Reported Sunday

Maryland reported 860 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations and positivity rate remained flat on Sunday, according to the State Department of Health.

Hospitalizations went up by just one patient, with 774 currently in Maryland hospitals.   Of those hospitalized, 564 are in acute care while 210 are in intensive care.

The positivity rate went up by just 0.01% to 3.73% on Sunday.

Maryland’s total number of cases over the span of the COVID-19 pandemic is now at 393,441.

A total of 688,005 people are fully vaccinated, according to the State Department of Health.

“From mass vaccinations sites to equity clinics, we have already built the infrastructure to do 100,000 shots a day as soon as the federal government can get us that level of supply,” Gov. Hogan said. “I want to thank all of the vaccinators on the front lines who are working around the clock to get shots into arms.”

March 15, 2021: 617 New Cases, 7 Deaths With Positivity Rate Up Slightly

 Maryland adds 617 coronavirus cases and seven more Marylanders have died as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate go up slightly Monday morning.

There are now 394,058 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 7,873 deaths in Maryland since the state began tracking the pandemic.

Hospitalizations went up by three cases. Of those, 201 are in ICU beds and 576 are in acute care. The state’s positivity rate went up slightly by 0.12%, now at 3.85%.

The state conducted 15,358 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over 8.3 million tested in total in Maryland.

Maryland’s vaccination phase 1C continues into March, with 697,800 residents fully vaccinated. They have administered 1,903,878 doses of the vaccine. There are a total of 1,206,078 first doses given out, 16,679 in the last day; 647,759 second doses have been administered, 8,641 in the last day.

The state has administered 50,041 single dose vaccines so far, 1,154 in the last 24 hours.

March 16, 2021: 658 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Up

The state reports 658 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, and 23 more Marylanders have died.

As of Tuesday morning, there are now 28 more Marylanders hospitalized- a total of 805. Of those, 213 are in intensive care and 592 are in acute care.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate is up by 0.11%, now at 3.96%. It nears above 4% for the first time in recent weeks. Maryland conducted 12,200 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with more than 8.3 million tested since the pandemic began in the state.

There are now 710,049 Maryland residents fully vaccinated. The state has administered 1,945,799 doses of the coronavirus vaccine. In the last day, 29,672 first doses have been administered; a total of 1,235,750. Second doses continue to follow behind, with 10,748 doses administered in the last day; a total of 658,507.

The state tracked 1,501 single-doses administered in the last day, a total of 51,542.

March 17, 2021: 917 Cases, Hospitalizations Flat As State Nears 2M Vaccine Doses Administered

Maryland adds 917 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate are both flat Wednesday morning.

There are now 395,633 confirmed coronavirus cases and 7,915 deaths since the pandemic began in the state.

Hospitalizations are flat at 805, but ICU beds jumped up overnight from 213 to 226, with 579 in acute care.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate remains at 3.96%. Maryland conducted 24,617 coronavirus tests in the last day.

As of Wednesday, 725,210 Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID. The state is nearing two million doses given out, with 1,992,536 doses administered since it began its distribution in December.

There is still more availability of double-dose vaccinations, as the state continues to wait for more Johnson & Johnson shipments. They have administered 1,267,326 first doses, 31,576 in the last day. Second doses are now tallied at 672,922; with 14,415 in the last 24 hours.

They have administered 52,288 single dose vaccines, adding 746 since Tuesday.

March 18, 2021: More Than 2 Million Vaccine Doses Administered In Maryland, As State Add 1K New Cases

Maryland added 1,113 coronavirus cases and 14 deaths Thursday as hospitalizations decreased and the state’s positivity rate went slightly up.

There are now 396,746 confirmed coronavirus cases and 7,929 deaths since the pandemic began in the state.

Hospitalizations decreased by 7 to 798, with 223 in the ICU with 575 in acute care.

The state’s seven-day positivity rate went up to 4.07%. Maryland conducted 32,867 coronavirus tests in the last day.

As of Wednesday, 740,887 Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID. The state is nearing two million doses given out, with 2,037,695 doses administered since it began its distribution in December.

There is still more availability of double-dose vaccinations, as the state continues to wait for more Johnson & Johnson shipments. They have administered 1,344,720 first doses. Second doses are now tallied at 1,018,880.

Gov. Larry Hogan said every Marylander 16 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine by April 27.

He announced the largest expansion of eligibility since the start of the vaccination program.

“Now every single Marylander knows when they become eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine,” the governor told reporters at a press briefing from Annapolis on Thursday.

March 19, 2021: State Surpasses 750K Fully Vaccinated

Maryland added just over 1,150 new COVID-19 cases Friday as the state surpassed three-quarters of a million people fully vaccinated against the virus, the latest data from the state’s health department shows.

The state added 1,152 cases and 18 deaths, bringing the totals to 397,898 and 7,947, respectively.

Eighteen more people were hospitalized as of Friday, bringing the total to 816. Of those, 598 were acute care cases and 218 were intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate ticked up to 4.16% on Friday from 4.07% on Thursday.

More than 750,000 Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19; Friday’s total sits at 753,517. Another nearly 45,000 Marylanders got a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who have gotten a first dose to 1,341,728. Second doses now sit at 699,817, while 53,700 Marylanders have gotten a single-dose vaccine.

March 20, 2021: 26 Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Increase

Maryland added 1,118 new COVID-19 cases Saturday as hospitalizations and the positivity rate increased, the latest data from the state’s health department showed.

The state also added 26 deaths, bringing the total to 7,973 since the pandemic began.

Thirty four more people were hospitalized as of Saturday, bringing the total to 850. Of those, 648 were acute care cases and 203 were intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate increased to 4.28% on Saturday from 4.16% on Friday.

More than 767,000 Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19; Saturday’s total sits at 767,996. Another nearly 38,000 Marylanders got a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who have gotten a first dose to 1,379,293. Second doses now sit at 713,027, while 54,969 Marylanders have gotten a single-dose vaccine.

March 21, 2021: State Surpasses 400K Confirmed Cases Since Pandemic Began

Maryland added 1,007 new COVID-19 cases Sunday bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 400,023, according to data from the state’s health department.

The state also added 12 deaths, bringing the total to 7,985.

Two more people were hospitalized as of Sunday, bringing the total to 852. Of those, 648 were acute care cases and 204 were intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate increased to 4.40% on Sunday from 4.27% on Saturday.

More than 780,000 Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19; Sunday’s total sits at 780,190.  Over 25,000 Marylanders got a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who have gotten a first dose to 1,404,685. Second doses now sit at 724,055, while 56,135 Marylanders have gotten a single-dose vaccine.

March 22, 2021: Nearly 8K Marylanders Have Died As A Result Of COVID

Nearly 8,000 Marylanders have died as a result of the coronavirus. The state reported 14 new COVID-related deaths Monday, bringing the total to 7,999.

Maryland also added 682 new COVID-19 cases Monday bringing the total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 400,705, according to data from the state’s health department.

Fourteen more people were hospitalized in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 866. Of those, 661 were acute care cases and 205 were intensive care.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate went down slightly to 4.37%.

Around 790,613 Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Over 21,000 Marylanders got a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those who have gotten a first dose to 1,425,767. Second doses now sit at 733,840, while 56,773 Marylanders have gotten a single-dose vaccine.

March 23, 2021: Over 8K Lives Lost To COVID, Hospitalizations & State Positivity Rate Up

Maryland adds 722 new coronavirus cases Tuesday morning as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate go up.

There are now 895 Marylanders hospitalized with the virus, up 29 from Monday. Of those, 200 are in ICU beds and 695 are in acute care.

The state also has officially lost 8,000 lives to the virus, with 11 more deaths bringing the total to 8,010 since the pandemic began. There are 401,427 confirmed cases recorded in the state.

Maryland’s seven day average of its state positivity rate is up by 0.08%, now at 4.45%. They conducted 12,956 coronavirus tests in the last 24 hours, with over 8.5 million conducted overall.

As of Tuesday morning, 801,385 Marylanders are now fully vaccinated for COVID. The state has administered 2,252,974 doses of the vaccine, with 1,451,589 first doses and 743,876 second doses administered. In the last day, 25,822 first doses and 10,036 second doses have been given out.

They have also given out 57,509 single-dose vaccines, with 736 in the last day.

March 24, 2021: 1,173 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Up

Maryland adds 1,173 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate are all trending up Wednesday morning.

There are now 915 Marylanders hospitalized for the virus, up 20 in the last day. Of those 224 are in ICU beds, up by 24 since Tuesday. There are 691 in acute care.

The state has recorded 402,600 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began and 8,029 people have died from the virus.

Maryland’s average positivity rate is now at 4.59%, up 0.14% in the last day. The state conducted 25,310 coronavirus tests in 24 hours, with over 8.5 million tests conducted since the pandemic began.

As of Wednesday morning, 816,155 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. The state has administered 2,304,408 doses. Of those, 1,488,253 are first doses and 756,690 are second doses. In the last day, 36,664 first doses and 12,814 second doses were given out.

The state has also been administering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They’ve given out 59,465 doses, with 1,956 of those received in the last 24 hours.

March 25, 2021: Over 1,300 New COVID Cases, 3 Deaths Reported

The daily coronavirus case count jumped up to over 1,300 on Thursday, with hospitalizations staying above 900.

Daily cases have generally stayed below 1,000 over the last month or so with a few exceptions. The last highest daily case count was in early February, with over 1,500 new cases.

Three more Marylanders died from the virus in the last day, now a total of 8,032. There are 403,982 confirmed cases of the virus since the pandemic began in the state.

Hospitalizations stand now at 919, up four since Wednesday. ICU beds are at 223 and there are 696 Marylanders in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate is flat, staying at 4.59%. The state conducted 41,053 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Phase 2A is underway, and 832,551 Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID. The state has administered 2,358,677 doses in total- 1,526,126 first doses and 771,942 second doses.

In the last day, 37,873 first doses and 15,252 second doses were given out. The single-dose vaccine has been administered 60,609 times, with 1,114 more doses given out in the last 24 hours, the state reports.

March 26, 2021: More Than 1.3K New Cases Reported Friday, Hospitalizations Up

A total of 1,361 new coronavirus cases were reported on Friday, with hospitalizations staying above 900.

Daily cases have generally stayed below 1,000 over the last month or so with a few exceptions. The last highest daily case count was in early February, with over 1,500 new cases.

Fifteen more Marylanders died from the virus in the last day, now a total of 8,047. There are 405,343 confirmed cases of the virus since the pandemic began in the state.

Hospitalizations stand now at 933, up 14 since Thursday. ICU beds are at 232 and there are 701 Marylanders in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went slightly up to 4.64%. The state conducted 42,311 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Phase 2A is underway, and 854,497 Marylanders are fully vaccinated for COVID. The state has administered 2,422,963 doses in total: 1,568,466 first doses and 791,320 second doses.

In the last day, 42,340 first doses and 19,378 second doses were given out. The single-dose vaccine has been administered 63,177 times, with 2,568 more doses given out in the last 24 hours, the state reports.

March 27, 2021: 14 Deaths Reported Saturday, Hospitalizations Increase

Maryland reported 14 new COVID-19 related deaths and saw a rise in hospitalizations on Saturday, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state reported 1,366 new cases, bringing the total to 406,709.

A total of 8,061 Marylanders have died as a result of the virus.

Hospitalizations now stand at 947, up 14 since Friday. Of those, 238 patients are in ICU beds, while 709 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went down slightly to 4.58%.

As of Saturday, 877,651 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. The state has administered 2,481,607 doses in total: 1,603,956 first doses and 812,297 second doses.

March 28, 2021: Over 1,300 New Cases, Hospitalizations Up

Maryland reported 1,335 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday as hospitalizations and positivity rate increased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The new cases reported in the state Sunday brings the the total to 406,709 since the pandemic began.

Five more deaths were reported as a result of the virus for a total of 8,066.

Hospitalizations now stand at 970, up 23 since Saturday. Of those, 235 patients are in ICU beds, while 735 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went up slightly to 4.70%.

As of Sunday, 899,450 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. The state has administered 2,532,863 doses in total: 1,633,413 first doses, 831,549 second doses and 67,901 have received the single dose vaccine.

March 29, 2021: Positivity Rate Nears 5% As Hospitalizations Jump To Over 1K

Maryland reported 1,031 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as hospitalizations and positivity rate increased, according to data from the state’s Department of Health.

The new cases reported in the state brings the the total to 409,075 since the pandemic began.

Nine more deaths were reported as a result of the virus for a total of 8,075.

Hospitalizations now stand at 1,039, up 69 since Sunday. Of those, 248 patients are in ICU beds, while 791 are in acute care.

The statewide positivity rate went up slightly to 4.99%.

As of Monday, 899,450 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. The state has administered 2,532,863 doses in total: 1,633,413 first doses, 831,549 second doses and 67,901 have received the single dose vaccine.

March 30, 2021: 903 New Cases, Positivity Rate Above 5%

Maryland adds 903 coronavirus cases as the state’s positivity rate rises above 5% Tuesday morning.

There are now 409,978 coronavirus cases confirmed in the state since the pandemic began. Thirteen more Marylanders have died, bringing the total to 8,088.

The statewide positivity rate now sits at 5.24%, up .25% since Monday. The state conducted 11,905 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Hospitalizations are down slightly by 10, now at 1,029. Of those, there are 245 in ICU beds and 784 in acute care.

As of Tuesday morning, 938,802 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 2,619,551 doses. Of those 1,680,749 first doses and 868,103 second doses have been received. In the last day, 27,750 first doses were given out and 26,178 second doses are out.

The state continues to administer single-dose vaccine, with 70,699 doses administered- 1,116 in the last day.

March 31, 2021: More Than 1.3K New Cases Reported Wednesday; Hospitalizations Flat

Maryland added 1,366 coronavirus cases as the state’s positivity rate remained above 5% Wednesday morning.

There are now 411,344 coronavirus cases confirmed in the state since the pandemic began. Thirteen more Marylanders have died, bringing the total to 8,101.

The statewide positivity rate now sits at 5.3%. The state conducted 27,795 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Hospitalizations remain flat at 1,030 with only one new person hospitalized in the last day. Of those, there are 244 in ICU beds and 786 in acute care.

As of Wednesday morning, 969,451 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 2,689,924 doses. Of those 1,720,473 first doses and 897,129 second doses have been received. In the last day, 39,724 first doses were given out and 29,026 second doses are out.

The state continues to administer single-dose vaccines, with 72,322 doses administered; 1,623 in the last day.

April 1, 2021: Over 1M Fully Vaccinated, State Adds Over 1,500 COVID Cases Thursday

Maryland adds 1,584 new coronavirus cases and 17 more deaths as the state’s positivity rate continues its rise Thursday morning.

Hospitalizations went down by 17 to 1,013; with 236 in ICU beds and 777 in acute care.

The state has now recorded 412,928 confirmed cases and 8,118 deaths related to the virus. The state’s positivity rate is up by 0.21%, now at 5.51%. Maryland conducted 33,395 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 8.8 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

Meanwhile, as numbers continue to tick up, one good metric reveals itself: over one million Marylanders are fully vaccinated for the virus.

Maryland has administered 2,760,176 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, with 1,754,969 first doses and 927,851 second doses administered in total. Of those, 34,496 first doses and 30,722 second doses were given out in the last day.

They have administered 77,356 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines so far, with 5,034 since Wednesday.

April 2, 2021: More Than 1.4K New Cases, Hospitalizations Increase Friday

Maryland added 1,457 new coronavirus cases and 16 more deaths as the state’s positivity rate continued its rise Friday morning.

Hospitalizations went up by 32 to 1,045; with 251 in ICU beds and 794 in acute care.

The state has now recorded 414,385 confirmed cases and 8,134 deaths related to the virus. The state’s positivity rate is up by 0.09%, now at 5.6%. Maryland conducted 37,145 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 8.8 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

Meanwhile, as numbers continue to tick up, 1,043,360 Marylanders were fully vaccinated for the virus as of Friday.

Maryland has administered 2,836,766 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, with 1,793,406 first doses and 960,985 second doses administered in total. Of those, 38,437 first doses and 33,134 second doses were given out in the last day.

They have administered 82,375 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines so far, with 5,019 since Thursday.

April 3, 2021: 23 Deaths Reported As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Continue To Climb

Maryland added 1,275 new coronavirus cases and 23 more deaths Saturday as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate increased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

Hospitalizations went up by 19 to 1,064; with 259 people in ICU beds and 805 in acute care.

The state has now recorded 415,660 cases and 8,157 deaths related to the virus. The state’s positivity rate is up by 0.22%, now at 5.82%.

Maryland conducted 26,760 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 8.8 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

Meanwhile, as numbers continue to tick up, 1,084,607 Marylanders were fully vaccinated for the virus as of Saturday.

Maryland has administered 2,915,522 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, with 1,830,915 first doses and 997,007 second doses administered in total. Of those, 37,509 first doses and 36,022 second doses were given out in the last day.

The state has administered 87,600 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines so far, with 5,225 since Friday.

April 4, 2021: More Than 1.6K New Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations Continue To Rise

Maryland added 1,669 new coronavirus cases and 8 more deaths Sunday as hospitalizations and the state’s positivity rate increased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

Hospitalizations went up by 67 to 1,131; with 256 people in ICU beds and 875 in acute care.

The state has now recorded 417,329 cases and 8,165 deaths related to the virus. The state’s positivity rate is up by 0.08%, now at 5.9%.

Maryland conducted 39,030 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 8.9 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

Meanwhile, as numbers continue to tick up, 1,112,930 Marylanders were fully vaccinated for the virus as of Sunday.

Maryland has administered 2,970,914 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, with 1,857,984 first doses and 1,020,855 second doses administered in total. Of those, 27,069 first doses and 23,848 second doses were given out in the last day.

The state has administered 92,075 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines so far, with 4,475 since Saturday.

April 5, 2021: 850+ New Cases As Hospitalizations Continue To Increase Monday

Maryland added 859 new coronavirus cases and 12 more deaths Monday as hospitalizations increased and the state’s positivity rate slightly decreased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

Hospitalizations went up by 34 to 1,165; with 260 people in ICU beds and 905 in acute care.

The state has now recorded 418,188 cases and 8,177 deaths related to the virus. The state’s positivity rate went down by 0.11% to 5.79%.

Maryland conducted 17,080 coronavirus tests in the last day, with over 8.9 million tests conducted throughout the pandemic so far.

Meanwhile, as numbers continue to tick up, 1,123,257 Marylanders were fully vaccinated for the virus as of Monday. The state remains in phase 2B.

Maryland has administered 2,993,827 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, with 1,870,570 first doses and 1,030,116 second doses administered in total. Of those, 12,586 first doses and 9,261 second doses were given out in the last day.

The state has administered 93,141 single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines so far, with 1,066 since Sunday.

April 6, 2021: 867 New Cases, Hospitalizations Up Tuesday Morning

Maryland adds 867 coronavirus cases Tuesday morning as hospitalizations and deaths are up.

The state records 419,055 confirmed cases since the pandemic began and 8,192 deaths- up 15 deaths since Monday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,204, up 39 in the last day. Of those, there are 265 in ICU beds and 939 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate didn’t move much overnight, now at 5.8%. Maryland conducted 12,065 coronavirus tests, with over 8.9 million tested since the pandemic began in the state.

As of Tuesday morning, 1,149,976 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,041,772 total doses, with 1,891,796 first doses and 1,051,502 second doses administered so far. Of those, 21,226 first doses and 21,386 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 98,474 total given out so far. In the last day they administered 5,333 doses.

April 7, 2021: More Than 1.4K New Cases Added, 12 More Deaths Reported

Maryland added 1,471 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday as hospitalizations decreased slightly, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state has recorded 420,526 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,203 deaths, up 12 from Tuesday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,200, down 4 from the last day. Of those, there are 277 in ICU beds and 923 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate decreased slightly, now at 5.71%.

Maryland remains in 2B of its vaccination plan, but all Marylanders ages 16 and up can get the vaccination at several mass vaccination site around the state. Some even have walk-up lines.

As of Wednesday morning, 1,185,744 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,116,120 total doses, with 1,930,376 first doses and 1,079,140 second doses administered so far. Of those, 38,580 first doses and 27,638 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 106,604 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 8,130 doses.

April 8, 2021: More Than 1.2M Marylanders Fully Vaccinated; Cases Increase By Nearly 1.3K

Maryland added 1,297 new COVID-19 cases Thursday and hospitalizations increased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state has recorded 421,823 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,224 deaths, up 21 from Wednesday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,216, up 16 from the last day. Of those, there are 281 in ICU beds and 935 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down again, now at 5.56%.

Over 9 million coronavirus tests have been administered in the state with 35,961 in the last day.

Maryland remains in 2B of its vaccination plan, but all Marylanders ages 16 and up can get the vaccination at several mass vaccination site around the state. Some even have walk-up lines.

As of Wednesday morning, 1,226,961 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,192,805 total doses, with 1,965,844 first doses and 1,109,331 second doses administered so far. Of those, 35,468 first doses and 30,191 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 117,630 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 11,026 doses.

April 9: More Than 1.8K New Cases Reported, Hospitalizations Up Again

Maryland added 1,840 new COVID-19 cases Thursday and hospitalizations and the state positivity rate increased, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state has recorded 423,663 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,238 deaths, up 14 from Wednesday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,249, up 33 from the last day. Of those, there are 286 in ICU beds and 963 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down again, now at 5.59%.

Over 9 million coronavirus tests have been administered in the state with 44,452 in the last day.

Maryland remains in 2B of its vaccination plan, but all Marylanders ages 16 and up can get the vaccination at several mass vaccination sites around the state. Some even have walk-up lines.

As of Friday morning, 1,269,263 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,274,873 total doses, with 2,005,610 first doses and 1,140,636 second doses administered so far. Of those, 39,766 first doses and 31,305 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 128,627 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 10,997 doses.

April 10, 2021: More Than 1.5K New Cases Reported, Positivity Rate Down

Maryland added 1,584 new COVID-19 cases while the state positivity rate went down on Saturday, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state has recorded 425,247 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,258 deaths, up 20 from Friday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,250, up one from the last day. Of those, there are 291 in ICU beds and 959 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down, now at 5.4%.

Over nine million coronavirus tests have been administered in the state with 43,832 in the last day.

As of Saturday morning, 1,324,920 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,467,340 total doses, with 2,044,726 first doses and 1,183,227 second doses administered so far. Of those, 39,116 first doses and 42,591 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 141,693 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 13,066 doses.

The total number of one-day vaccinations is 94,773, a new one-day record according to Gov. Larry Hogan.

“We are already nearing our goal of doing 100,000 shots per day, and we have built a vast distribution network of providers ready to do much more,” Gov. Hogan said. “Increasing our vaccination rate even further depends entirely on more supply, and we are facing challenges due to the federal government’s reduction of Johnson & Johnson vaccines. I want to thank all of the incredible vaccinators on the front lines who are getting shots into arms every day so we can bring this pandemic to an end.”

April 11: Over 1.4K New Cases Reported, 11 New Deaths

Maryland added 1,483 new COVID-19 cases with 11 new confirmed deaths reported, according to data from the State Department of Health.

The state has recorded 426,730 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,269 deaths, up 11 from Saturday.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,240, down 10 from the last day. Of those, there are 279 in ICU beds and 961 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went up slightly, now at 5.41%.

As of Sunday morning, 1,360,748 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,434,279 total doses, with 2,073,531 first doses and 1,210,545 second doses administered so far. Of those, 28,805 first doses and 27,318 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 150,203 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 8,510 doses.

April 12: 985 New Cases, Hospitalizations Slightly Down Monday

Two more mass vaccination sites will open in Maryland at Frederick Community College and at the Navy-Corps Memorial Stadium as the state moves into Phase 3 Monday.

This comes as Maryland added 985 new COVID-19 cases Monday with 15 more deaths.

The state has recorded 427,715 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,284 deaths.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,233, down 7 from the Sunday. Of those, there are 275 in ICU beds and 958 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went up slightly, now at 5.6%.

As of Monday morning, 1,391,323 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,475,474 total doses, with 2,084,151 first doses and 1,226,461 second doses administered so far. Of those, 10,620 first doses and 15,916 second doses were given out in the last day.

They also continue to administer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, with 164,862 total given out so far. In the last day, they administered 14,659 doses.

Anyone 16 or older can get a vaccination at all providers in Maryland.

April 13: More Than 1K New Cases Added As Hospitalizations Continue To Increase

Maryland will not provide the Johnson & Johnson vaccination after the CDC and FDA recommended a pause due to clot concerns Tuesday.

This comes as Maryland added 1,084 new COVID-19 cases Monday with 14 more deaths.

The state has recorded 428,799 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,298 deaths.

Hospitalizations stand at 1,243, up 10 from the Monday. Of those, there are 275 in ICU beds and 968 in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down slightly, now at 5.53%.

As of Tuesday morning, 1,425,261 Marylanders are fully vaccinated.

A total of 3,531,018 vaccines have been administered, of which 2,105,757 were first doses and 1,251,727 were second doses. Since Monday, 21,606 first doses were given and 25,266 second doses.

A total of 173,534 Johnson & Johnson vaccines were given out, including 8,672 in the last day.

Maryland moved into Phase 3 of its vaccination plan Monday, meaning anyone 16 or older can get a vaccination at all providers in Maryland.

April 14, 2021: Over 1.5K New Cases, Positivity Rate Up

Maryland adds 1,552 coronavirus cases and nine deaths as hospitalizations are down but the state’s positivity rate is up Wednesday morning.

There are currently seven less people hospitalized since Tuesday, now at 1,236. Of those, 283 people are in ICU beds and 953 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate moved up by .16% to 5.69%. The state conducted 29,641 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 430,351 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,307 Marylanders have died.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 1,461,639 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. They have administered 3,605,223 doses so far. Of those, 2,143,584 are first doses, with 37,827 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,285,478 second doses, with 33,751 in the last day.

The state administered 2,627 single-dose vaccines in the last day, a total of 176,161.

April 15, 2021: More Than 1.4K New Cases Reported Thursday As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Increase Slightly

Maryland added 1,444 coronavirus cases and 19 deaths as hospitalizations increased again Thursday.

Eight more people were hospitalized since Wednesday, now at 1,244. Of those, 290 people are in ICU beds and 954 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate moved up by .09% to 5.78%. The state conducted 33,064 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 431,795 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,326 Marylanders have died.

As of Thursday morning, there are 1,461,639 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. They have administered 3,605,223 doses so far. Of those, 2,143,584 are first doses, with 37,827 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,285,478 second doses, with 33,751 in the last day.

The state administered 2,627 single-dose vaccines, a total of 176,161 before the Johnson & Johnson shot was paused.

April 16, 2021: More Than 1.5K New Cases, 16 More Deaths Reported Friday

Maryland added 1,564 coronavirus cases and 16 deaths as hospitalizations decreased Friday.

Hospitalizations went down by 12 to 1,232. Of those, 296 people are in ICU beds and 936 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 5.67% The state conducted 46,427 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 433,359 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,342 Marylanders have died.

As of Friday morning, there are 1,535,111 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 3,756,692 doses so far. Of those, 2,221,581 are first doses, with 40,369 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,356,081 second doses, with 40,345 in the last day.

The state had administered a total of 176,161 before the Johnson & Johnson shot was paused.

April 17, 2021: Maryland added exactly 1,500 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths as hospitalizations decreased Saturday.

Hospitalizations went down by 22 to 1,210. Of those, 288 people are in ICU beds and 922 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went up slightly to 5.72% The state conducted 40,821 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 434,859 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,359 Marylanders have died.

As of Saturday morning, there are 1,577,563 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 3,833,717 doses so far. Of those, 2,256,154 are first doses, with 34,573 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,398,131 second doses, with 42,050 in the last day.

The state administered 2,627 single-dose vaccines, a total of 176,161 before the Johnson & Johnson shot was paused.

April 18, 2021: More Than 1K New Cases & 17 Deaths 

Maryland added 1,169 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths as hospitalizations increased on Sunday.

Hospitalizations went up by 43 to 1,252. Of those, 304 people are in ICU beds and 948 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 5.61% The state conducted 33,132 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 436,028 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  At this time, 8,376 Marylanders have died.

As of Sunday morning, there are 1,601,331 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 3,890,224 doses so far. Of those, 2,288,893 are first doses, with 23,544 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,421,675 second doses, with 23,544 in the last day.

The state administered a total of 176,161 single-dose vaccines before the Johnson & Johnson shot was paused.

April 19, 2021: More Than 600 New Cases Reported Monday, Hospitalizations Jumped Over The Weekend

Maryland added 631 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths Monday as hospitalizations increased again.

Hospitalizations went up by 7 to 1,259. Hospitalizations increased by more than 40 Sunday. Of those, 294 people are in ICU beds and 965 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 5.39%. The state conducted 15,873 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 436,659 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  At this time, 8,387 Marylanders have died.

As of Monday morning, there are 1,621,036 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 3,936,092 doses so far. Of those, 2,315,056 are first doses, with 26,163 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,441,303 second doses, with 19,628 in the last day.

April 20, 2021: Hospitalizations Jump Again As More Than 900 New Cases Added Tuesday

Maryland added 925 new coronavirus cases and 19 deaths Tuesday as hospitalizations jumped up again.

Hospitalizations went up by 23 to 1,282. Of those, 310 people are in ICU beds and 972 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate remained flat at 5.4%. The state conducted 13,058 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 437,584 confirmed COVID-19 cases.  At this time, 8,406 Marylanders have died.

As of Tuesday morning, there are 1,650,172 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 3,991,069 doses so far. Of those, 2,340,897 are first doses, with 25,841 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,470,414 second doses, with 29,111 in the last day.

April 21, 2021: More Than 4M Doses Administered Across The State As 1.2K More Cases Added

Maryland added 1,205 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths Wednesday. Over 4 million doses of the vaccines have been administered across the state.

Hospitalizations are down slightly by 3 to 1,279. Of those, 300 people are in ICU beds and 979 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went slightly down at 5.28%. The state conducted 27,330 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 438,789 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,419 Marylanders have died.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 1,689,640 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,069,342 doses so far. Of those, 2,379,702 are first doses, with 38,805 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,509,633 second doses, with 39,219 in the last day.

April 22, 2021: Hospitalizations Drop As 1.2K New Cases Added

Maryland added 1,203 new coronavirus cases and 20 deaths Thursday. Over 4 million doses of the vaccines have been administered across the state.

Hospitalizations are dropped by 44 to 1,235. Of those, 300 people are in ICU beds and 935 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 5.15%. The state conducted 36,411 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 439,992 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,439 Marylanders have died.

As of Thursday morning, there are 1,728,634 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,144,379 doses so far. Of those, 2,415,745 are first doses, with 36,043 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,548,388 second doses, with 38,755 in the last day.

April 23, 2021: Hospitalizations Drop Again As 1.1K New Cases Added Friday, More Than 1.76M Fully Vaccinated

Maryland added 1,163 new coronavirus cases and 8 deaths Friday. Over 4.2 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.76 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 23.

Hospitalizations are dropped by 47 to 1,188. Of those, 289 people are in ICU beds and 899 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 5.1%. The state conducted 39,047 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 441,155 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,447 Marylanders have died.

As of Friday morning, there are 1,769,787 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,220,920 doses so far. Of those, 2,451,133 are first doses, with 35,388 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,589,309 second doses, with 40,921 in the last day.

April 24, 2021: More Than 1.1K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Saturday

Maryland added 1,196 new coronavirus cases and15 deaths Saturday as Hospitalizations and the positivity rate decreased.

Over 4.2 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.8 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 24.

Hospitalizations are dropped by 25 to 1,163. Of those, 287 people are in ICU beds and 876 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 4.87%. The state conducted 48,983 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 442,351 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,462 Marylanders have died.

As of Saturday morning, there are 1,801,760 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,279,177 doses so far. Of those, 2,477,417 are first doses, with 26,284 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,621,253 second doses, with 31,944 in the last day.

The FDA approved the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to resume and 29 shots were administered in the past 24 hours.  This brings the total of single doses administered in the state to 180,507.

April 25, 2021: More Than 4M First Doses Administered, 1.8K Fully Vaccinated

Maryland added 906 new coronavirus cases and 13 more Marylanders died Sunday.

Over 4.3 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.8 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 25.

Hospitalizations dropped by 18 to 1,145. Of those, 278 people are in ICU beds and 867 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 4.76%. The state conducted 31,760 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 443,257 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,475 Marylanders have died.

As of Sunday morning, there are 1,835,942 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,345,314 doses so far. Of those, 2,509,372 are first doses, with 31,955 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,655,358 second doses, with 34,105 in the last day.

The FDA approved the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to resume and 77 shots were administered in the past 24 hours.  This brings the total of single doses administered in the state to 180,584.

April 26, 2021: Key Coronavirus Metrics Trending Down

Key coronavirus metrics continue to trend downward in Maryland Monday.

Maryland added 557 new coronavirus cases Monday and 8 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Over 4.3 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.8 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 25.

Hospitalizations dropped by 30 to 1,115. Of those, 265 people are in ICU beds and 850 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 4.51%. The state conducted 17,143 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 443,814 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,483 Marylanders have died.

As of Monday morning, there are 1,846,937 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,372,769 doses so far. Of those, 2,525,832 are first doses, with 16,460 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,666,320 second doses, with 10,962 in the last day.

Over the weekend, the state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

As of Monday,180,617 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 33 since Sunday.

April 27, 2021: Hospitalization Up, Positivity Rate Down

Hospitalizations went up again Tuesday after several days of decreases.

Maryland added 677 new coronavirus cases Tuesday and 18 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Over 4.4 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.87 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 27.

Hospitalizations are up by 15 to 1,130. Of those, 269 people are in ICU beds and 861 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 4.04%. The state conducted 17,291 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 444,491 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,501 Marylanders have died.

As of Tuesday morning, there are 1,876,562 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,433,750 doses so far. Of those, 2,557,188 are first doses, with 31,356 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,695,608 second doses, with 29,288 in the last day.

Over the weekend, the state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 180,954 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 337 since Monday.

April 28, 2021: Positivity Rate Under 4%, Hospitalizations Drop

The statewide positivity rate is under 4% Wednesday for the first time since mid-March . Hospitalizations are also down.

Maryland added 1,002 new coronavirus cases Wednesday and 20 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Over 4.48 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.9 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 27.

Hospitalizations are down by 37 to 1,093. Of those, 272 people are in ICU beds and 821 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.89%. The state conducted 28,436 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 445,493 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,521 Marylanders have died.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 1,906,800 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,488,901 doses so far. Of those, 2,582,101 are first doses, with 24,913 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,725,218 second doses, with 29,610 in the last day.

Over the weekend, the state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 181,582 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 628 since in the last day.

April 29, 2021: More Than 1.94M Fully Vaccinated, Hospitalizations Down Again

Hospitalizations went down again Thursday as the state’s positivity rate remained below 4%.

Over 4.54 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.94 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 27.

On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced he was lifting the outdoor mask mandates and outdoor dining restrictions, while encouraging more Marylanders to get vaccinated. Local jurisdictions however can still require masks outdoors.

Maryland added 966 new coronavirus cases Thursday and 9 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations are down by 13 to 1,080. Of those, 267 people are in ICU beds and 813 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.77%. The state conducted 38,844 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 446,459 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,530 Marylanders have died.

As of Wednesday morning, there are 1,941,541 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,548,318 doses so far. Of those, 2,606,777 are first doses, with 24,676 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,758,310 second doses, with 33,092 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again over the weekend, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 183,231 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,649 in the last day.

April 30, 2021: Hospitalizations Drop Again As More Than 900 New Cases Added

Hospitalizations dropped again Friday as the state’s positivity rate continues to decline.

Over 4.6 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.98 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 27.

On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced he was lifting the outdoor mask mandates and outdoor dining restrictions, while encouraging more Marylanders to get vaccinated. Several local jurisdictions chose to take the governor’s lead Thursday.

Maryland added 942 new coronavirus cases Friday and 25 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations are down by 38 to 1,042. Of those, 269 people are in ICU beds and 773 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.72%. The state conducted 35,916 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 447,401 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,555 Marylanders have died.

As of Friday morning, there are 1,983,961 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,618,350 doses so far. Of those, 2,634,389 are first doses, with 27,612 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,798,247 second doses, with 39,937 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again last weekend, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 185,714 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2,483 in the last day.

May 1, 2021: More Than 2M Residents Fully Vaccinated

More than two million Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as the state reports declines in both hospitalizations and the positivity rate, according to data released Saturday by the health department.

Over 4.8 million vaccine doses have been administered across the state as of Saturday morning.

Maryland added 939 new coronavirus cases Saturday and 20 more Marylanders have died from the virus.

Hospitalizations are down by 33 to 1,009. Of those, 265 people are in ICU beds and 744 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.7%. The state conducted 39,598 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 448,340 confirmed COVID-19 cases. At this time, 8,575 Marylanders have died.

As of Saturday morning, there are 2,093,826 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,848,228 doses so far. Of those, 2,754,402 are first doses, with 120,013 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,903,703 second doses, with 105,456 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again last weekend, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 190,123 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 4,409 in the last day.

May 2, 2021: 10 Deaths Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations Continue To Decline

Maryland added 649 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as hospitalizations and the positivity rate continues to decline, according to information released from the state health department.

Over 4.8 million vaccine doses have been administered across the state as of Sunday morning.

The state reported 10 additional COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours bring the total to 8,585 since the pandemic began

Hospitalizations went down by 49, dropping the total number to 960. Of those, 261 people are in ICU beds and 699 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.64%. The state conducted 25,981 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state there have been 448,989 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

As of Sunday morning, there are 2,109,609 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,877,015 doses so far. Of those, 2,767,406 are first doses, with 13,004 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,919,136 second doses, with 15,433 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again last weekend, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 190,473 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 350 in the last day.

May 3, 2021: Hospitalizations Down As State Adds 520 New Cases

Maryland added 520 new COVID-19 cases on Monday as hospitalizations continued to decline, according to information released from the state health department.

Over 4.9 million vaccine doses have been administered across the state as of Monday morning with 2.1 million Marylanders being fully vaccinated.

The total number of covid-related deaths are at 8,585 since the pandemic began. On Monday, the state could not update the deaths “due to a temporary outage at the Vital Statistics Administration.”

“MDH will update deaths data as soon as the outage is resolved,” the state said.

Hospitalizations went down by 7, dropping the total number to 953 Of those, 265 people are in ICU beds and 688 are in acute care.

The state’s positivity rate went slightly up to 3.69%. The state conducted 14,345 coronavirus tests in the last day.

Since the pandemic began in the state, there have been 449,509 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

As of Sunday morning, there are 2,123,711 Marylanders fully vaccinated for the virus. The state has administered 4,902,525 doses so far. Of those, 2,778,814 are first doses, with 11,408 administered in the last day. They have administered 1,932,884 second doses, with 13,748 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 190,827 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 354 in the last day.

May 4, 2021: 501 New Cases, 7 Deaths As Hospitalizations Drop Down Again

Maryland adds 501 new coronavirus cases and seven deaths Tuesday morning as hospitalizations drop down again.

Over 4.9 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.1 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations went down by nine, now standing at 944 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 246 are in intensive care and 698 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 450,010 total confirmed cases. The state’s positivity rate went up again slightly to 3.82%.

There are 2,148,237 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 4,938,901 doses so far. Of those, 2,790,664 are first doses with 11,850 administered in the last day. They have given out 1,956,240 are second doses, 23,356 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 191,997 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,170 in the last day.
May 5, 2021: Nearly 5M Vaccine Doses Have Been Administered In The State
Maryland added 679 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths Wednesday morning as hospitalizations drop down again.

Nearly five million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.1 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations went down by 10, now standing at 934 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 246 are in intensive care and 688 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 450,689 total confirmed cases and 8,622 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 3.71%.

There are 2,186,149 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 4,996,199 doses so far. Of those, 2,810,050 are first doses with 19,386 administered in the last day. They have given out 1,992,315 are second doses, 36,075 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 193,834 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,837 in the last day.

May 6, 2021: Over 5M Vaccine Doses Administered In The State

Maryland added 578 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths Thursday morning as hospitalizations drop down again.

Over five million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.2 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations went down by 33, now standing at 901 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 238 are in intensive care and 663 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 451,267 total confirmed cases and 8,631 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 3.66%.

There are 2,219,257 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,047,436 doses so far. Of those, 2,828,179 are first doses with 18,129 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,023,236 are second doses, 30,921 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 196,021 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2,187 in the last day.
May 7, 2021: Hospitalizations Drop Again As More Than 700 New Cases Added

Maryland added 768 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths Friday morning as hospitalizations drop down again.

Over five million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.2 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations went down by 42, now standing at 859 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 219 are in intensive care and 640 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 452,035 total confirmed cases and 8,642 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 3.53%

There are 2,219,257 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,047,436 doses so far. Of those, 2,828,179 are first doses with 18,129 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,023,236 are second doses, 30,921 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 196,021 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2,187 in the last day.
May 8, 2021: Positivity Rate Continues To Fall As More Than 600 Cases Are Reported Saturday

Maryland added 656 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths Saturday morning as the state positivity rate continues to fall.

Over 5.1 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.2 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations remained flat on Saturday, standing at 859 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 217 are in intensive care and 653 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 452,691 total confirmed cases and 8,652 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down slightly to 3.44%

There are 2,296,177 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,160,316 doses so far. Of those, 2,864,139 are first doses with 20,143 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,096,190 are second doses, 41,793 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 199,987 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,938 in the last day.
May 9, 2021: 8 Deaths Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline
Maryland added 434 new coronavirus cases and 8 deaths Sunday morning as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate continues to decline.

Over 5.1 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.3 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations dropped by 47 on Sunday, now at 822 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 216 are in intensive care and 606 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 453,125 total confirmed cases and 8,660 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down Sunday to 3.31%

There are 2,331,114 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,210,104 doses so far. Of those, 2,878,990 are first doses with 14,851 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,128,756 are second doses, 32,566 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 202,358 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2371 in the last day.
May 10, 2021: More Than 2.3M Fully Vaccinated As Coronavirus Numbers Continue To Fall

Coronavirus numbers continue to fall in Maryland Monday. State officials report 276 new coronavirus cases and 10 deaths as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate continues to decline.

Over 5.2 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with over 2.3 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations dropped by 24, now at 798 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those, 213 are in intensive care and 585 are in acute care.

Since the pandemic began, there are 453,401 total confirmed cases and 8,670 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down to 3.06%.

There are 2,362,515 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,256,617 doses so far. Of those, 2,894,102 are first doses with 15,112 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,157,668 are second doses, 28,912 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 204,847 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 2,489 in the last day.
May 11, 2021: Positivity Rate Below 3%, 5.3M Vaccine Doses Administered
The statewide positivity rate is below 3% for the first time since October 2020.

State officials report 399 new coronavirus cases Tuesday and 8 deaths as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate continues to decline.

Over 5.3 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state so far, with nearly 2.4 million Marylanders fully vaccinated.

Hospitalizations went up by one case, now at 799 people hospitalized for the virus.

Since the pandemic began, there are 453,800 total confirmed cases and 8,678 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down to 2.88%. It’s the lowest it’s been since October 2020.

There are 2,395,628 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,300,229 doses so far. Of those, 2,904,601 are first doses with 10,499 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,189,635 are second doses, 31,967 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 205,993 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,146 in the last day.
May 12, 2021: More Than 2.4M Marylanders Fully Vaccinated
More than 2.4 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of May 12.

State officials report 471 new coronavirus cases Wednesday and nine deaths as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate continues to decline.

Hospitalizations went up by 29, now at 770 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those hospitalized, 547 are in acute care and 223 are in the ICU.

Since the pandemic began, there are 454,271 total confirmed cases and 8,678 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down to 2.74%. It’s the lowest its been since September 2020.

There are 2,432,761 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,351,130 doses so far. Of those, 2,918,369 are first doses with 13,768 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,225,518 are second doses, 35,883 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 207,243 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,250 in the last day.
May 13, 2021: 65.4% Of Adults Received At Least One Dose Of The Vaccine
Hospitalizations dropped Thursday as the state’s coronavirus metrics continue their downward trend.

State officials report 474 new coronavirus cases and 17 deaths as hospitalizations and the state positivity rate continues to decline.

Hospitalizations went up by 40, now at 730 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those hospitalized, 530 are in acute care and 200 are in the ICU.

Since the pandemic began, there are 454,745 total confirmed cases and 8,704 deaths. The state’s positivity rate went down to 2.66%.

There are 2,467,163 Marylanders fully vaccinated. The state has administered 5,396,278 doses so far. Of those, 2,929,115 are first doses with 10,746 administered in the last day. They have given out 2,258,567 are second doses, 33,049 in the last day.

The state began to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again in April, after the CDC and FDA lifted their pause on the vaccine due to a rare blood clot found in some women.

A total of 208,596 Marylanders have received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 1,353 in the last day.
The state reports 65.4 % of all adults in Maryland have received at least one shot of the vaccine. Gov. Larry Hogan said in a press conference Wednesday that when that number reaches 70%, it’ll be safe to lift mask mandates inside.
Hogan lifted all capacity restrictions for Maryland restaurants and businesses starting Saturday, but masks musk still be worn inside businesses.

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