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COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Under 4%, Hospitalizations Drop

April 29, 2021
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The statewide positivity rate is under 4% Wednesday for the first time since mid-March . Hospitalizations are also down. Maryland added 1,002 new coronavirus cases Wednesday and 20 more Marylanders have died from the virus. Over 4.48 million vaccination doses have been administered across the state and more then 1.9 million Marylanders are fully vaccinated as of April 27.
Article Source: WJZ

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