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Number of New COVID Cases in Maryland Plummeting

June 3rd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's COVID-19 related statistics keep declining. The latest change is Maryland reporting under 100 new COVID-19 cases, the first time since March 25, 2020. The Maryland health department reported 65 new cases, and a positivity rate of 1.44%, up .02% from the day before. One month ago, 939 new cases were reported. The decline in cases can be attributed to the increase of the coronavirus vaccine being distributed. To date, 3,235,655 Marylanders have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 2,694,484  have received the second dose, and 237,061 have received a single-dose vaccine. Maryland is reporting a total of 6,167,200 vaccinations, including one dose for 88.7% of seniors, and 70.3% of adults. Maryland has fully vaccinated 56.5% of adults, ranking seventh in the country. Maryland Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford…