Md. COVID-19 Update

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Positivity Rate, Case Rate, Hospitalizations Decline Across The Board

  • Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate (3.79%) has declined by 25.8% since August 22, and the state’s daily positivity rate of 2.95% is the lowest it has been since July 29. 
  • Maryland’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K (16.8) has declined by 19.1% since Sept. 15. 
  • Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations (729) have declined by 13.7% since Sept. 9, and are down 62.6% from their peak.
  • The state is reporting a total of seven pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations, which represents 0.9% of total COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide. The case rate per 100K has decreased by 25% among the 15 to 24 age group, and by 16% among Marylanders up to age 14. School outbreaks in Maryland have decreased by 5% over the last week.

Official data is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov.

State Nears More Vaccine Milestones

To date, Maryland has reported 8,163,980 vaccinations.

  • 84.9% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 97.3% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Maryland has administered 197,520 booster shots, and state health officials continue to conduct outreach to eligible individuals.
  • To date, 88.2% of Maryland nursing home staff have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Official data is available at aging.maryland.gov.

To find a vaccine provider, visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX.

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