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MD Positivity Rate Now Below 7%

January 25th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The statewide coronavirus positivity rate in Maryland continues to drop and is now below 7% for the first time in several weeks. The latest report puts the rate at 6.84%. 

The number of COVID-related hospitalizations remains essentially unchanged at 1,669.

The state health department confirmed 36 additional deaths on Monday.

Vaccination efforts continue as Maryland enters Phase 1C this week, expanding eligibility to residents who are 65 and older.