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MD Reports Third-Highest Daily Increase of COVID Cases Since Beginning of Pandemic

November 11th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's statewide COVID-19 surge continues, with the latest update confirming 1,714 new cases over a one-day period, the third-highest daily increase since the pandemic began.

An additional 16 residents have died from the coronavirus since Tuesday, bringing the total to 4,100, which is the highest amount of daily deaths since July.

The state’s calculation of the positivity rate also has increased steadily each day this week, and is now 5.6%.

Maryland has confirmed 158,423 cases of the virus since early spring.