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Howard County’s decline in COVID cases continues as key metrics dip below national bench marks

March 4, 2021

Howard County’s coronavirus numbers are the best they’ve been since October. The metrics have been improving in the county, state and country for the last seven weeks, and the recent marks Howard County has dipped under are significant for multiple reasons. Two key numbers that public health officials and local leaders use when assessing the spread of the virus — weekly positivity rate and weekly average new-case rate — have both fallen precipitously and are now lower than they’ve been since the fall.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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