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MD Reports Another One-Day Jump in Statewide Positivity Rate, 42 Deaths

December 2nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued its rapid climb on Wednesday, as the state reported more than 2,200 new cases and 42 deaths. 

The number of hospitalizations fell by five, bringing the state’s total to 1,578. Of those, 1,219 were in acute care and 359 were in intensive care. 

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate is now 7.52%, up from 7.33% on Tuesday.

As of Wednesday, the state has confirmed 203,355 coronavirus cases and 4,558 deaths.