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22 Additional COVID Deaths Reported in MD; Total Cases Since Pandemic Beginning Approaching 200K

November 27th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland state health department officials confirmed 2,378 new coronavirus cases and 22 new deaths Friday, as the number of new cases statewide continues to increase by more than 2,000 per day.

Friday's total case numbers also were the fourth highest daily increase since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations did go down overnight by 18 cases, though ICU beds went up slightly. There are now 1,435 Marylanders hospitalized, with 343 in ICU beds and 1,092 in acute care.

Throughout the pandemic, there have been a total of 192,858 coronavirus cases and 4,414 deaths reported in the state.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate is down slightly and is now at 6.3%.