COVID-19 Cases Continue To Drop In Maryland

That puts the state in the federal ‘green zone.’







Annapolis, Md (KM) The COVID-19 case rate in Maryland continues to decline. The Governor’s Office says the state’s case rate has fallen below one per 100,000. With that number, Maryland has entered the federal “green zone.” The other two states in the “green zone” are Vermont and South Dakota.

The Governor’s Office also reports the positivity rate in Maryland is 0.99%, with half of the state’s jurisdictions reporting case rates in the “green zone.”

73.2% of Maryland adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Wednesday, there have been more than six-million COVID-19 vaccinations in Maryland.

In Frederick County, the Health Department says 140,317 people have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 126,986 have received the second dose. 15,416 have received a single dose vaccine. The agency says 54.4% of Frederick County residents have been vaccinated.

Since the pandemic began, there have been 19,828 COVID-19 cases in Frederick County, and 332 deaths. The seven-day positivity rate is 0.41%. That’s  the percentage of individuals testing positive for the coronavirus out of all of those tested.



By Kevin McManus