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COVID In Maryland: More Than 1.2M Marylanders Fully Vaccinated; Cases Increase By Nearly 1.3K

April 9, 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).
Maryland added 1,297 new COVID-19 cases Thursday and hospitalizations increased, according to data from the State Department of Health. The state has recorded 421,823 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 8,224 deaths, up 21 from Wednesday. Hospitalizations stand at 1,216, up 16 from the last day. Of those, there are 281 in ICU beds and 935 in acute care. The state’s positivity rate went down again, now at 5.56%.

 

Article Source: WJZ

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