Maryland COVID-19 Metrics Continue Downward Trend

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – The number of hospitalizations and serious cases of COVID-19 are dwindling each day. According to Governor Larry Hogan, there are just 400 COVID-19 related hospitalizations in the state of Maryland and 68 ICU patients.

According to state figures released today, since peaking last month just below 3,500, Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have declined by 88.4%. COVID-19 ICU levels statewide have dropped below 70 for the first time since July 30, 2021.

The state’s positivity rate is just 2.25%. Since peaking last month just below 30%, Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate has declined by 92.4%, and is at the lowest level since July 25, 2021.