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Maryland Department of Health launches COVID-19 antibody study

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced its collaboration with 13 hospitals in the state to conduct an antibody (serology) study to determine how many Marylanders have been exposed to COVID-19. More than 6,000 people will be tested in the initial phase. Serology tests indicate whether people have had a previous infection by looking for antibodies in their …


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COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland’s positivity rate hits another record low

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU bed usage again declined over the past 24 hours, and the statewide positivity rate hit another record low. As of Thursday, there have been 98,160 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 776 cases since Wednesday. A total of 29,842 tests were performed …


Governor Hogan issues proclamation for ‘Buy Maryland Seafood Days’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed Saturdays in the month of September as “Buy Maryland Seafood Days,” encouraging all Marylanders to support the state’s iconic seafood industry. Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford presented the proclamation today to Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder and Natural Resources Secretary Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio during a virtual meeting of the Board of Public Works. “The Chesapeake Bay …

Parkville-Carney Festival, The Town Fair in Perry Hall canceled due to COVID-19

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two annual, local traditions have been canceled due to COVID-19. The Parkville-Carney Fesitval, organized by the Parkville-Carney Business Association, and The Town Fair, organized by the Perry Hall/White Marsh Business Association, have each announced that this year’s events have been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. “We are unable to gather for the festival this year, so we’ll be …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland ICU bed usage, hospitalizations fall

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU bed usage dropped over the past 24 hours. As of Wednesday, there have been 97,384 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 541 cases since Tuesday. A total of 18,015 tests …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland positivity rate hits new record low as hospitalizations fall

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate hit another record low as hospitalizations fell over the past 24 hours. As of Tuesday, there have been 96,843 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 585 cases since Monday. A …

Governor Hogan highlights National Immunization Awareness Month with state proclamation, encourages Marylanders to get vaccinated

Baltimore, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued a state proclamation highlighting National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) in August, continuing efforts to raise awareness about the importance of childhood vaccines and getting vaccinated annually for the flu. National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to stress the importance …

COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland positivity rate hits new record low, ICU bed usage declines

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that the statewide positivity rate hit a new record low as ICU bed usage declined over the past 24 hours. As of Monday, there have been 96,258 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 755 cases since …