ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Wednesday, for the first time since March 25, 2020, the State of Maryland reported under 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
This marks another major milestone as the state continues to emerge from the pandemic.
The Maryland Department of Health reported 65 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. One month ago today, the state reported 939 new cases.
The state’s case rate has dropped to 2.79 per 100K—under 3 for the first time since March 30, 2020. The case rate has dropped by 88% since mid-April. Kent County is the first jurisdiction in the state to enter the green zone, with a case rate under 1 per 100K. Official data by jurisdiction is available at https://coronavirus.maryland.gov.
The state’s positivity rate is 1.44%—down 75% since mid-April. COVID-19 hospitalizations are 345—down 72% since mid-April.
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.
Vaccination information is available at https://covidvax.maryland.gov, or by calling 1-855-MD-GOVAX (1-855-634-6829). The call center is available seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.