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Maryland gives 31,000 vaccine shots in 24 hours and reports 2,392 new coronavirus cases, 45 deaths

January 24, 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 reported 2,392 cases of the coronavirus and 45 deaths Saturday, a slight decline that comes as the state ramps up its vaccination campaign by administering 31,000 shots in the last 24 hours.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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