MARYLAND — The COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline, and total hospitalizations have fallen to a 10-week low in Maryland.
Maryland has now conducted 526,882 tests -- 378,374 were negative.
The state’s seven-day average positivity rate has dropped to 5.81%—down more than 78% from its peak level on April 17. The state’s daily positivity rate is below 5% for the second consecutive day, at 4.46%.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped to 702, the lowest in 73 days. ICU patients are below 300 for the first time since April 6.
Baltimore City leads key jurisdictions with 8.1% of population tested, as opposed to the state average of 7.3%. Baltimore's positivity rate has dropped by 35 percent since June 1.
No new poultry plant cases were reported in June. There is currently no outbreak at the plants.