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Maryland’s COVID-19 ICU Census Falls to Lowest Level On Record

Third Consecutive Day Under 50 New Cases
Hospitalizations Fall Below 150 Statewide
Positivity Rate Drops to 0.65%
Case Rate Drops to 1.03 per 100K

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the COVID-19 ICU census in the State of Maryland has dropped to its lowest level on record.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations: 146, ICU Census: 38. COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped to 146—down 88% since mid-April. The COVID-19 ICU census statewide has dropped below its lowest recorded level of 40, reported on March 26, 2020.

Third Consecutive Day Under 50 New Cases. The state is reporting 49 new confirmed cases of COVID-19—the third day in a row under 50 new cases.

Positivity Rate Drops To 0.65%. The state is reporting a record-low 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate of 0.65%—down 89% since mid-April.

Case Rate Drops to 1.03 Per 100K, 10 Counties Under 1 Per 100K. The state’s COVID-19 case rate has dropped to 1.03 per 100K—down 95% since mid-April. Overall, 10 Maryland counties are in the green zone with a case rate under 1 per 100K. Data is available by jurisdiction at coronavirus.maryland.gov.

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Vaccinations: 6,654,784. To get vaccinated—and be eligible for the state’s $2 million VaxCash Promotion—visit covidvax.maryland.gov, or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829). The call center is available seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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