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Maryland Positivity Rate Expected to Drop Below 1% this Week

June 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

More than three million Marylanders are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and state officials reported on Tuesday that the statewide positivity rate went down to 1.01%.

Hospitalizations went down by seven, now at 275 people hospitalized for the virus. Of those hospitalized, 200 are in acute care and 75 are in the ICU.

The state reported 71.1% of all adults in Maryland have received at least one dose of a vaccine. 

Since the pandemic began, there are 460,737 total confirmed cases and 9,438 deaths.