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Daily tracking of COVID-19 cases in Maryland

Tracking COVID-19 in Maryland
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Posted at 9:34 PM, Jan 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 09:50:32-04

September 16, 2021:

Maryland surpassed 10,000 COVID-19 deaths (10,011).

September 8, 2021:

Maryland State Health Department announces anyone 65 and older living in a congregate care facility eligible for COVID-19 booster shots.

That includes nursing homes, assisted livings, drug treatment centers, and disabled group homes.

The department also issued guidance instructing all pharmacies and providers across the state to administer boosters without a prescription or doctor’s order to anyone who considers themselves immunocompromised.

September 7, 2021:

To date, Maryland has reported 7,616,568 vaccinations. According to CDC data:

  • 95% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose.
  • 81.5% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose.
  • 80.4% of Marylanders 12 and older have received at least one dose.

Current statewide positivity rate sits at 4.65 percent with 817 hospitalizations.

September 2, 2021:

80 percent of all eligible Maryland residents 12 and older have been received at leas one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • 80.0% of Marylanders 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 81.2% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 94.8% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

August 22, 2021:

Maryland has reached the milestone of 80 percent of adults vaccinated against COVID-19. The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 990 new cases and a 5.08% positivity rate.

August 18, 2021:

Employees of Maryland nursing homes and all employees of Maryland hospitals will be required to show proof of vaccination or adhere to regular screening and COVID-19 testing.

All employees will be required to get their first shot by September 1.

August 12, 2021:

The Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,047 new cases over the last 24 hours, the highest daily increase since April 24. There were also 3 new deaths and 34 new hospitalizations reported along with 16 more people in ICU beds. Current positivity rate sits at 4.39 percent. Baltimore and Howard Counties mandated masks be worn inside government buildings.

August 5, 2021:

Governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order requiring vaccines for employees at four state agencies effective September 1 that impacts 48 facilities associated with the State Departments of Health, Juvenile Services , Veterans Affairs, and Public Saftey & Corrections. Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott also reinstated an indoor mask mandate regardless of vaccination status, effective August 9

July 30, 2021:

There have been no COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours. There were however 526 new cases, bringing the state positivity rate to 2.73 percent. Currently, 222 remain hospitalized which is up 7 from a day ago.

July 29, 2021:

There have been 505 new cases reported over the last 24 hours, bringing the state positivity rate to 2.58 percent. Five others died while 215 remain hospitalized.

July 28, 2021:

There have been 416 new cases reported over the last 24 hours with 19 new hospitalizations, bringing the state's positivity rate to 2.45 percent. So far 266 cases of the Delta Variant have been detected in Maryland.

July 22, 2021:

There were 303 new COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, causing the state positivity rate to increase to 1.73 percent. Six more people have died and six others are now hospitalized with the virus. On July 21, Meritus Health reported only one case of the last 50 treated was vaccinated. However over the last week, nursing homes around the state have reported only two new cases with no deaths or hospitalizations.

July 16, 2021:

The current state positivity rate sits at 1.18 percent, up 0.04 over the last 24 hours. There are 120 people hospitalized as of Friday morning , which is a drop of 12 in the last 24 hours. The state is currently sequencing about 45 percent of positive tests for variants, the majority of which are the Delta Variant, according to a tweet from Michael Ricci, Governor Larry Hogan's Communications Director.

July 15, 2021:

Maryland surpassed 7 million COVID-19 vaccines (7,009,919). 75.8 percent of Maryland residents 18 and older have received at least one dose of a vaccine. 92.4 percent of those 65 and older have received at least one dose. Maryland currently ranks sixth in the nation, with 57.4 percent of the total population fully vaccinated.

July 13, 2021:

Maryland is reporting a statewide positivity rate of 1.05 percent, breaking a week long streak below 1 percent. In the last 24 hours, four new deaths were reported, following two days straight of no new deaths.

July 12, 2021:

Over the last 24 hours, Maryland is reporting negative one deaths, due to a prior reported death actually having been out-of-state. It's the second straight day of no new deaths being reported. Currently 122 people are hospitalized. The state positivity rate is 0.92 percent.

July 2, 2021:

COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped below 100 (97) for the first time, and are at their lowest recorded level of the pandemic. The statewide case rate is 1.00 per 100,000 residents. The 7-day positivity rate is 0.57%, and the daily positivity rate is 0.56%

June 27, 2021:

Maryland has reported 66 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The positivity rate is at 0.57% and there are 9,520 confirmed deaths.

June 25, 2021:

Maryland reports 462,017 confirmed cases of COVID in Maryland. The statewide positivity rate is now 0.57%. Maryland has 9,513 deaths, 3,589,247 negative tests and 10,971 patients have been released from isolation.

June 24, 2021:

Maryland reports 461,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland. The statewide positivity rate is now 0.6%. Maryland has 9,512 deaths, 3,584,496 negative tests and 10,968 patients have been released from isolation.

June 23, 2021:

Maryland is one of three states nationwide reporting case rates under 1 (0.99) per 100,00 residents. The state is reporting record lows today for both its daily (0.50%) and 7-day (0.61%) positivity rates. COVID-19 acute beds are at 88 patients and 37 in ICU beds. This is the first time the state is reporting less than 100 COVID-19 patients in acute beds since March 27, 2020.

June 22, 2021:

COVID-19 ICU levels in Maryland have dropped to 38, the lowest level on record. The state is reporting under 50 new cases (49) for the third consecutive day, and a record low 7-day positivity rate of 0.65 percent.

June 21, 2021:

For a second straight day, the state reported zero new COVID-19 deaths. The state is reporting a record-low 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate of 0.66 percent, with a case rate of 1.07 Per 100,000 residents. There are 153 COVID-19 patients hospitalized statewide. The COVID-19 ICU census statewide is nearing its lowest recorded level of 40.

June 20, 2021:

Maryland reported zero new deaths over the last 24 hours for the first time since October 2020.

June 17, 2021:

Friday's positivity rate is 0.75 percent with 86 new cases and 5 new hospitalizations reported over the last 24 hours.
According to the CDC, 90 percent of Maryland seniors age 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, along with 72.9% of Maryland residents 18 and older; 70.6% of Maryland residents 12 and older; 60.3% of all Maryland residents

June 15, 2021:

To date, 72.2 percent of adults in Maryland have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The state is reporting a record-low 7-day positivity rate of 0.82 percent. With 67 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the rate per 100K residents is down to 1.55. Hospitalizations are currently at 194, down 84 percent since mid-April.

June 12, 2021:
COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have dropped below 200 for the first time since March 2020. The state is also reporting record lows in its daily and 7-day positivity rates.

June 9, 2021:

For the first time Maryland’s 7-day positivity rate is below one percent (0.95). According to the CDC half of all state residents are now fully vaccinated. Overall, 19 jurisdictions in Maryland are reporting a positivity rate under two percent. Currently the case rate per 100,000 residents sits at 1.9. At 245, hospitalizations are at their lowest level since March 29 of last year.

June 7, 2021:

COVID-19 hospitalization levels have fallen to 276—the lowest level since March 30, 2020. ICU admissions (67) are at their lowest total since March 26, 2020. So far 71% of adults in Maryland have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The state’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate has fallen to 1.12%. Across the state, 18 jurisdictions are reporting a positivity rate under 2%.

June 4, 2021:

Despite 145 new cases and 3 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, the state's 7-day positivity rate continues trending downward to 1.37 percent, along with the case rate per 100k residents (2.35). Hospitalizations are down 29 to 318, which is the lowest number in 8-months.

June 3, 2021:

The state’s daily positivity rate is a record-low 0.74 percent today, bringing the 7-day statewide positivity rate to a record low 1.39 percent. After reporting 134 cases today, the state’s case rate has dropped to 2.60 per 100K—its lowest level since March 29, 2020. There are now four counties in the green zone, with case rates under 1 per 100K: Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, and Kent. There are 347 COVID-19 patients hospitalized statewide, including 89 in ICU beds.

June 2, 2021:

For the first time since March 25, 2020, Maryland is reporting under 100 (69) new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The state’s case rate has dropped to 2.79 per 100K residents, the lowest point since March 30, 2020. The state’s positivity rate is at 1.44 percent. The state has given at least one vaccine dose to 88.7 percent of seniors, and 70.3 percent of adults, while 56.5 percent of adults have been fully vaccinated.

May 31, 2021:

Maryland became one of 12 states to give at least one vaccine dose to 70 percent of its adult population including 88 percent of seniors. The statewide positivity rate is a record-low 1.47%, with a statewide case rate of 3.25 per 100K residents. Hospitalizations are at 333, down 13 in the last 24 hours.

May 30, 2021:

Maryland is reporting 249 new COVID cases and 8 deaths in the past 24 hours. Nearly 70 percent (69.9%) of those 18+ have received at least one dose of a vaccine. There's a total of 2,902,665 Marylanders who are fully vaccinated.

May 28, 2021:

248 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in last 24 hours. 43.378 percent of Maryland residents have received their second dose of either the Pfizer of Moderna vaccine, along with another 3.831 percent who got a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.

May 27, 2021:

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have dropped below 400 (399) for the first time since October 12, 2020. The state’s COVID-19 case rate has dropped under 5 per 100K, to 4.75—its lowest level since April 3, 2020. The seven-day positivity rate sits at 1.84%. Two jurisdictions have positivity rates below 1%: Montgomery (0.82%) and Howard (0.92%).

May 26, 2021:

Maryland is reporting 198 new COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths over the last 24 hours. Hospitalizations meanwhile have decreased by 10 and currently sit at 432. The positivity rate over the last 24 hours has also dropped 0.11 percent to 1.87 percent.

May 25, 2021:

Maryland is reporting 160 new COVID-19 cases today, the lowest number since March 26 last year. It's the first time under 200 new cases have been reported since March 30, 2020. The state’s case rate per 100K is at 5.32 percent, the lowest level since April 4, 2020. At 442 -- hospitalizations are at their lowest number since October 19, 2020. According to official CDC data, 68.3 percent of Maryland adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

May 24, 2021:

Maryland's positivity rate is 2.04% and there are a total of 448 people hospitalized. Of those 330 are in acute care and 118 are listed as intensive care. In the last 24 hours there have been 228 new reported cases of COVID-19. Since the pandemic started 8,831 Marylanders have died as a result of COVID-19. To see a more detailed breakdown of COVID numbers in your county click here.

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Facilities: Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, and Group Homes
Total Cases for Nursing Homes, Group Homes and Assisted Living Facilities - 34,079
Total Deaths for Nursing Homes, Group Homes and Assisted Living Facilities - 3,587

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