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Maryland reports lowest daily COVID case count since early March; positivity rate, active hospitalizations in decline

April 27, 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 on Monday reported the fewest number of new, daily coronavirus cases since March 2 as hospitalizations and the statewide positivity rate continued to decline. The Maryland Department of Health reported 557 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases reported throughout the pandemic to 443,814.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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