ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland adds 541 coronavirus cases overnight as the state passes 97,000 total cases on Wednesday and hospitalizations are under 500 cases for the first time in weeks.

The state is now reporting 97,384 cases over the course of the pandemic.

Hospitalizations went down from 529 to 488 since Tuesday morning, with 371 in acute care and 117 in ICUs.

The statewide positivity rate went up slightly to 3.61 percent.

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UPDATE: The @MDHealthDept is now reporting 97,384 confirmed cases of #COVIDー19 in Maryland. The state has conducted a total of 1,503,630 tests.

The statewide positivity rate is now 3.61%.

Number of persons tested negative: 981,454
Number of confirmed deaths: 3,474 pic.twitter.com/d3psJmFETM

— Kata D. Hall (@katadhall) August 12, 2020

The state has conducted more than 1.5 million tests with 981,454 testing negative.

CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES: 

A breakdown of the cases:

By County

County
Cases
Deaths
Allegany
303
(18)

Anne Arundel
7,479
(218)
10*
Baltimore City
12,991
(418)
16*
Baltimore County
13,463
(545)
22*
Calvert
715
(27)
1*
Caroline
454
(3)

Carroll
1,572
(115)
3*
Cecil
714
(29)
1*
Charles
2,084
(89)
2*
Dorchester
378
(5)

Frederick
3,118
(114)
7*
Garrett
53

Harford
2,034
(66)
3*
Howard
3,941
(106)
6*
Kent
243
(22)
1*
Montgomery
18,641
(767)
39*
Prince George’s
24,098
(741)
23*
Queen Anne’s
440
(25)
1*
St. Mary’s
1,012
(52)

Somerset
141
(3)

Talbot
404
(4)

Washington
1,041
(31)

Wicomico
1,361
(45)

Worcester
704
(19)
1*
Data not available

(12)
2*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender
Cases
Deaths
0-9
3,379

10-19
6,428
(1)

20-29
17,166
(21)
1*
30-39
18,300
(45)
5*
40-49
16,270
(112)
3*
50-59
14,502
(274)
15*
60-69
9,933
(569)
12*
70-79
6,120
(855)
24*
80+
5,286
(1,587)
76*
Data not available

(10)
2*
Female
51,337
(1,707)
71*
Male
46,047
(1,767)
67*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity
Cases
Deaths
African-American (NH)
30,803
(1,426)
52*
Asian (NH)
1,771
(129)
6*
White (NH)
21,428
(1,465)
68*
Hispanic
24,200
(405)
10*
Other (NH)
4,290
(37)

Data not available
14,892
(12)
2*

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.




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