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Governor Hogan renews COVID-19 State of Emergency declaration

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday continued to call for vigilance in the fight against COVID-19 as he issued an order renewing the current state of emergency in Maryland. “While Maryland’s positivity and case rates remain lower than most states in America, we are closely monitoring increases in some of our key health metrics as well as rising numbers in …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate increases, hospitalizations rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations rose along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 30, 2020, there have been 144,314 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,389,678 tests. The statewide positivity …


WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, mortality rates continue to decline

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and mortality rates continued to fall as hospitalizations rose over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 23, 2020, there have been 138,691 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,201,774 …

Governor Hogan announces Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccination plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the release of the State of Maryland’s initial draft COVID-19 mass vaccination plan, which was submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week. “In anticipation of a COVID-19 vaccine, Maryland stands ready to order, distribute, and administer it effectively and rapidly as soon as a vaccine becomes available,” said Governor …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations rise as mortality rates continue to drop

  NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state increased over the past week as statewide mortality rates continued to fall. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 16, 2020, there have been 134,329 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,013,107 …

Maryland Department of Health launches statewide flu vaccination campaign [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday launched a statewide multimedia campaign, “Fight the Flu,” on television and social media. The campaign encourages all Marylanders to get their flu shots as soon as possible. “Getting vaccinated for the flu every year is important, but this year it’s critical,” said MDH Secretary Robert R. Neall. “Make sure you make time …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations increase as mortality rates continue to drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state ticked higher over the past week as statewide mortality rates continued to fall. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 9, 2020, there have been 130,159 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,829,843 …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall as positivity rates remain below 5%

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on  Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to fall as the state’s overall positivity rate remains below 5%. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 2, 2020, there have been 126,222 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,660,800 tests. …