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Hogan Applauds ‘Team Effort’ as Maryland Reports 14-Month Low in COVID Hospitalizations

June 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan announced Monday that the State of Maryland is reporting its lowest level of COVID-19 hospitalizations since March 2020, another sign that the state is emerging from the pandemic. COVID-19 hospitalization levels have fallen to 276—the lowest level since March 30, 2020. ICU levels have fallen to 67—the second lowest level on record.  Maryland is reporting 6,300,589 COVID-19 vaccinations, and according to official CDC data, 71% of Maryland adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The state’s 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate continues to set record lows, and has now fallen to 1.12%. Overall, the positivity rate has declined by 81% since mid-April. Across the state, 18 jurisdictions are reporting a positivity rate under 2%. Hogan said it has taken a true team effort for Maryland to have come to far in its battle against COVID-19…