Maryland health officials reported 618 new cases of the coronavirus and 18 more deaths Sunday as the number of people hospitalized due to the virus fell below 1,000 for the first time since November. State officials have now reported a total of 376,355 cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus, since roughly mid-March. In addition, 7,533 have now died due to the disease or complications from it.
Maryland COVID hospitalizations dip below 1,000 for first time since November; case rates continue to decline
February 22, 2021