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COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1,500 Test Positive In Last 24 Hours

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,525 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths, according to state health department data released Friday morning. The percentage of people testing positive decreased slightly by .01% to 4.45%. It’s the fifth day in a row that positivity decreased. Doctors say the new cases are fueled by dangerous strains targeting the unvaccinated. During an August press conference, Gov. Larry Hogan said the Delta variant, a strain that is reportedly two to four times more contagious than the original virus strain, accounts for nearly every new confirmed case in Maryland. “The vaccines are without a doubt our single most...
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Damascus-Kennedy Football Games Canceled over COVID-19 Quarantines, Injuries

Saturday’s varsity and junior varsity football games between Damascus and John F. Kennedy High School has been canceled due to student-athlete quarantines and injuries at Kennedy, according to a tweet from Damascus High School Athletic Director Cliff Elgin. Both games, which were scheduled for Saturday, will not be made up...
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COVID-19 ICU patients hit new high in Virginia; cases remain elevated

The number of patients being treated statewide for COVID-19 in intensive-care units hit a record high Friday, as deaths from the virus also increased sharply this week and the Delta variant surge has not yet abated. The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, which has been tracking hospitalizations since early in...
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Coronavirus weekly recap (Sept. 11 – Sept. 17): Maryland surpasses 10K confirmed COVID deaths, 21 jurisdictions experiencing high transmission levels

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 Marylanders. Maryland health officials reported on Thursday that the state had surpassed 10,000 deaths confirmed to be related to COVID-19. As of Friday morning, a total of 10,023 Marylanders have been confirmed to have died from coronavirus, including 108...
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Loudoun Reopens Mall Vaccination Site

With booster shots and vaccination for younger children expected soon, Loudoun County is shutting down the Sterling Elementary School vaccine clinic and reopening the larger Dulles Town Center clinic by appointment only. The Sterling Elementary site only opened on Sept. 4, and was briefly open by appointment Saturdays from 11...
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‘This Is 10K People Who Have Died’ Maryland Woman Shares Story After Mom Dies From COVID-19, Urges People To Get Vaccinated

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Governor Hogan ordered Maryland flags to half staff to honor the more than 10,000 Marylanders who have died from COVID-19. Emotions run high as faith runs out. “It’s a little frustrating. I think some days are harder than others,” said Stella Dolan. Stella Dolan is an Emergency Room nurse at Ascension St. Agnes Hospital. She said it’s been a challenge watching hospital beds fill up with COVID patients. Most of them refuse to get the vaccine. “I think some days it’s a little hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when you see the spikes coming in...
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Maryland surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 deaths; Hogan orders state flags lowered to half-staff in remembrance

More than 10,000 Marylanders have been killed by COVID-19 as of Thursday, a once-unthinkable death toll reflecting the severity of a pandemic that has killed millions more worldwide. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan ordered state flags to be lowered to half-staff in remembrance of those 10,011 who have died statewide from the coronavirus since March 2020. “Each of these Marylanders was the most ...
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COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Sees Decrease As State Passes 10,000 Total Deaths

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reported 1,330 new COVID-19 cases and 21 deaths, according to state health department data released Thursday morning. The percentage of people testing positive decreased slightly by .08% to 4.46%. It’s the fourth day in a row that positivity decreased. Doctors say the new cases are fueled by dangerous strains targeting the unvaccinated. During an August press conference, Gov. Larry Hogan said the Delta variant, a strain that is reportedly two to four times more contagious than the original virus strain, accounts for nearly every new confirmed case in Maryland. “The vaccines are without a doubt our single most...
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COVID-19 in Maryland| Hospitalizations down by 12

Baltimore (WBFF) — The Maryland Department of Health released updated coronavirus numbers Friday morning. As of 10:00 a.m. there are 516,784 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Maryland, 1,252 cases have been reported in Maryland in 24 hours. The statewide positivity rate is now 4.45%, down by 0.01; 12 deaths have...
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School mask mandate now Maryland law; Worcester schools tally first covid cases

A group of Democrats who outnumber their Republican counterparts have officially superseded local ruling bodies to require everyone inside school buildings across the state to wear face coverings. Members of the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review voted 10-7 along party lines — Democrats in favor,...
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Morning Roundup: Maryland Surpassed 10,000 Deaths Due To COVID-19

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