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Maryland reports new COVID vaccine record, as state adds over 1,000 COVID infections; testing positivity rate continues climb

April 1, 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 the highest number of new vaccinations Wednesday, along with more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections as the state’s testing positivity rate continued to climb. Here’s where the rest of daily pandemic indicators stood: There were 1,366 new coronavirus infections Wednesday, the Maryland Department of Health reported, a day after the number of daily cases dipped below 1,000 for the first time in six days.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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