State health officials continue to strongly recommend that Marylanders eligible for a booster shot get one as soon as possible—particularly those with underlying health conditions and comorbidities.
To find a vaccine provider, visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX.
Positivity Rate Drops Under 3%, Hospitalizations Under 600
Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate (2.95%) has declined by 42.2% since Aug. 22, and has dropped under 3% for the first time since July 30.
Maryland’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K (11.8) has declined by 43.1% since Sept. 15.
Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations (568) have declined by 32.8% since Sept. 9, and are down 70.9% from their peak.
The state is reporting a total of five pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations, which represents 0.8% of total COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide.
More Than 8.5 Million Vaccinations, More Than 400,000 Booster Shots Administered
To date, Maryland has reported 8,537,704 vaccinations, including 415,734 booster shots.
98.8% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
86.5% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
85.5% of Marylanders 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Official data is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov.