BALTIMORE — Greater than 400,000 Marylanders have contracted the coronavirus over the previous 12 months, and well being officers reported greater than 1,000 newly confirmed instances for the fourth consecutive day Sunday.
Right here’s the place the state’s coronavirus indicators stood Sunday.
Well being officers reported 1,007 new instances of the coronavirus Sunday, bringing the state’s case rely to 400,023 since officers began monitoring the virus final 12 months.
The state has averaged about 907 instances per day over the previous two weeks, based on information from the Maryland Division of Well being.
The state reported 12 extra individuals have died because of COVID-19 or issues from it, bringing the full variety of Marylanders who’ve died as much as 7,985 whole over the previous 12 months.
As of Sunday, Maryland is averaging roughly 15 deaths per day because of the coronavirus.
There have been two extra individuals hospitalized because of the results of COVID-19 Sunday in comparison with the day earlier than, bringing the full variety of individuals at present hospitalized with the illness as much as 852 Marylanders, the well being division reported.
Presently, 648 persons are being handled in acute care models and one other 204 persons are in intensive care models.
State vaccinators administered 37,586 COVID-19 immunizations Saturday, based on the state well being division, a dip in comparison with the earlier two days as officers reported that greater than 50,000 vaccines have been administered Thursday and Friday.
For the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, the state reported that 25,392 individuals obtained their first vaccine Saturday and that one other 11,028 accomplished their two-dose regiment. An extra 1,166 individuals obtained the only dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the state reported.
Gov. Larry Hogan wrote on Twitter that the state has averaged 43,924 every day doses over the previous week and that about 2.18 million doses of the vaccine have been administered throughout the state.
A complete of 780,190 individuals, or about 12.9% of Maryland’s inhabitants, have been totally vaccinated towards the illness both by finishing a two-dose regiment or by receiving the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The state’s common testing positivity fee, which measures roughly the proportion of coronavirus checks returned constructive over the previous week, rose by .13 proportion factors Sunday, as much as 4.4%. It’s the eleventh straight day that Maryland has reported a rise in its positivity fee.
Kent County continues to have the very best positivity fee within the state, reporting a seven-day common of 8.25% Sunday. The county’s positivity fee jumped by almost three proportion factors to eight.5% on Thursday after officers reported 42 new instances that day. Nevertheless, officers have reported solely three instances over the previous three days.
Washington County, a rural county in Western Maryland with about 151,000 individuals, has the second-highest fee at 6.37%.