MD Reporting More Cases, State Positivity Rising

(Annapolis, MD) — Health officials are announcing more COVID cases today, and the state’s positivity rate is on the rise as well. Health officials reported 947 new cases today and 46 deaths related to the virus. This death toll reflects this weekend’s and Monday’s count. The percentage of people testing positive in the state increased by point-zero-nine-percent, now standing at four-point-44-percent. Health officials say the vast majority of new cases are among the unvaccinated, who are susceptible to newer, more contagious strains of the virus.