06/12/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/12/2021 08:25
Statewide Positivity Rate Is All-Time Low 0.9%
State Nears 6.5 Million Vaccinations
ANNAPOLIS, MD-Governor Larry Hogan today announced that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the State of Maryland have dropped below 200 for the first time since March 2020. The state is also reporting record lows in its daily and 7-day positivity rates.
Hospitalizations: 192, Lowest Level Since March 28, 2020. The state is reporting 192 COVID-19 hospitalizations-down 20 today, and down 85% since mid-April.
Daily Positivity Rate: 0.65%, 7-Day Positivity Rate: 0.9%. The state is reporting a record-low daily positivity rate of 0.65%, and a record-low 7-day positivity rate of 0.9%-down 85% since mid-April. Overall, 21 of 24 jurisdictions are reporting a positivity rate under 2%. Official data by jurisdiction is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov.
Case Rate: 1.68 Per 100K. The state is reporting 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. The case rate declined to 1.68 per 100K-down 93% since mid-April.
Vaccinations: 6,469,627. The state is reporting 29,284 additional vaccinations today, for a total of 6,469,627 vaccinations. To get vaccinated-and be eligible for the state's $2 million VaxCash Promotion -visit covidvax.maryland.gov, or call 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.