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New COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Continue Gradual Increase in Maryland

April 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland added 1,840 new COVID-19 cases, while hospitalizations and the state positivity rate increased slightly, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Health.

Hospitalizations were at 1,249 Friday morning, up 33 from the previous day. Of those, there were 286 in ICU beds and 963 in acute care.

Maryland remains in 2B of its vaccination plan, but all Marylanders ages 16 and up can get the vaccination at several mass vaccination sites around the state.

The 7-day positivity rate is now at 5.59%, up 0.03% from the day before.