Maryland Coronavirus Case Rate Second Lowest In Nation Despite Rising Key MetricsMaryland is weathering the Delta-driven surge better than nearly every other state in the country, according to CDC data.
Maryland Institutes Stricter Vaccine Protocols For Workers At Nursing Homes, HospitalsGov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the Maryland Department of Health has instituted new vaccination protocols at the state’s hospitals and nursing homes requiring that staff provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
Less Than 0.01% Of Vaccinated Marylanders Have Been Hospitalized With Covid; Most New Cases Are Delta Variant, Officials SayGovernor Larry Hogan said Thursday that less than 0.01% of vaccinated Marylanders have been hospitalized with COVID-19, and less than 0.001% of vaccinated Marylanders have died from the virus.
16 Residents At Baltimore Residential Reentry Center In Quarantine After Covid ExposureA resident of the Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolinas' Residential Reentry Center in Baltimore tested positive Monday for Covid-19. That resident and 15 others who had close contact with the resident and shared the same facilities are in quarantine for the next 10 to 14 days, according to a VOACC statement.
Baltimore City Health Officials Says They Will Encourage Vaccinations For Young PeopleThe Baltimore City Health Department said that they will promote COVID-19 vaccinations in young people aged 12 through 15 following the confirmation of ACIP's approval of the FDA authorization for the Pfizer vaccine.
Maryland Democrats Launch New Accountability Project For Governor Larry HoganThe Maryland Democratic Party announced a new initiative to expand communication operations and to hold Governor Larry Hogan accountable.