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Positivity Rate, Hospitalizations Increasing in Maryland

March 29th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

There was discouraging news on the coronavirus front in Maryland on Monday, as the state health department reported increases in hospitalizations and in the positivity rate, which is nearly 5%.

Hospitalizations were at 1,039, up 69 since Sunday. Of those, 248 patients are in ICU beds, while 791 are in acute care.

Monday's report included nine additional COVID-19 related deaths.

As of Monday, 899,450 Marylanders were fully vaccinated. The state has administered 2,532,863 doses in total: 1,633,413 first doses, 831,549 second doses and 67,901 have received the single dose vaccine.