Maryland: Zero COVID-19 Deaths for Second Day In A Row

ANNAPOLIS, MD (STL.NewsGovernor Larry Hogan announced that the State of Maryland is reporting zero COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row.

Second Day In A Row Under 50 New Cases.  The state is reporting 40 new confirmed cases of COVID-19—the second day in a row under 50 new cases.

Positivity Rate Drops Under 0.7%.  The state is reporting a record-low 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate of 0.66%—down 89% since mid-April.

Case Rate Drops to 1.07 Per 100K, 11 Counties Under 1 Per 100K.  The state’s COVID-19 case rate has dropped to 1.07 per 100K—down 95% since mid-April.  Overall, 11 Maryland counties are in the green zone with a case rate under 1 per 100K. Data is available by jurisdiction at coronavirus.maryland.gov.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations: 153, ICU Census: 41.  There are 153 COVID-19 patients hospitalized statewide.  The COVID-19 ICU census statewide is nearing its lowest recorded level of 40.

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.