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COVID In Maryland: 985 New Cases, Hospitalizations Slightly Down Monday

April 13, 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).
Two more mass vaccination sites will open in Maryland at Frederick Community College and at the Navy-Corps Memorial Stadium as the state moves into Phase 3 Monday. This comes as Maryland added 985 new COVID-19 cases Monday with 15 more deaths. The state has recorded 427,715 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,284 deaths. Hospitalizations stand at 1,233, down 7 from the Sunday. Of those, there are 275 in ICU beds and 958 in acute care. The state’s positivity rate went up slightly, now at 5.6%. As of Monday morning, 1,391,323 Marylanders are fully vaccinated. They have administered 3,475,474 total doses, with 2,084,151 first doses and 1,226,461 second doses administered so far. Of those, 10,620 first doses and 15,916 second doses were given out in the last day.
Article Source: WJZ

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