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Maryland reports lower coronavirus case count and new vaccination totals following snowstorm

February 4, 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 health officials reported 942 new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, and 31 more deaths caused by the virus. It’s the second day in a row that the state has reported fewer than 1,000 new cases. The last time the state reported less than 1,000 new cases on consecutive days was Nov. 2 and 3.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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