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State Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Remember 10K COVID Deaths

September 17th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan announced Thursday more than 10,000 Marylanders have died from COVID-19 and that state flags will fly at half-staff in remembrance. As of Thursday, there are 804 Marylanders currently hospitalized, and 1,330 new cases confirmed. The seven-day positivity rate is at 4.46%. The numbers are far worse in Allegany County which leads the state in COVID case rate. Despite those somber statistics, Maryland has reported more than 3.8 million residents now fully vaccinated. Lt Governor Boyd Rutherford says the state is continuing to get high marks for it’s handling of the pandemic…