Omicron Now Dominant Strain In Maryland

75-percent of hospitalized patients are unvaccinated.

Omicron is now the dominant strain of COVID-19 in Maryland. Governor Larry Hogan says it’s also the main driver for hospitalizations in the state. There are about three-thousand-120 pandemic-related hospitalizations, which is a nearly 500-percent increase in seven weeks. The University of Maryland Medical System says about 75-percent of patients are unvaccinated.