Governor Hogan Gives Covid19 Update at 2 pm eastern

Here’s a preview of some of what the governor will be talking about from a press release his office issued:

Positivity Rate, Case Rate, Hospitalizations Continue to Decline Across the Board

  • Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate (3.21%) has declined by 37.1% since Aug. 22.
  • Maryland’s COVID-19 case rate per 100K (12.6) has declined by 39.4% since Sept. 15.
  • Maryland’s COVID-19 hospitalizations (609) have declined by 27.9% since Sept. 9, and are down 68.8% from their peak.
  • The state is reporting a total of five pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations, which represents 0.8% of total COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide.

Official data is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov.

More Than 8.3 Million Vaccinations, Nearly 280,000 Booster Shots Administered

To date, Maryland has reported 8,321,465 vaccinations.

  • 98% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 85.9% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 84.9% of Marylanders 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Maryland has administered 279,297 booster shots, and state health officials continue to conduct outreach to eligible individuals.

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

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