Monday, April 19, 2021 |
Partly Cloudy

Maryland Has Confirmed 135 New Cases Of COVID-19 UK Variant Since Tuesday, CDC Says

March 26, 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 has confirmed 135 new cases of the COVID-19 UK variant since Tuesday, bringing the total to 426 cases, according to new numbers released by the CDC Thursday night. There are also seven new cases of the South African variant, bringing the total to 32. With Maryland reporting a surge in new COVID-19 infections, Governor Larry Hogan is eager to get more people vaccinated.

Article Source: WJZ

The Morning Rundown

We’re staying up to the minute on the issues shaping the future. Join us on the newsletter of choice for Maryland politicos and business leaders. It’s always free to join and never a hassle to leave. See you on the inside.