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Maryland’s COVID-19 health indicators continue to drop, 98% of seniors vaccinated

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland’s COVID-19 health metrics continue to decline across the board as the state has reached 98% of seniors receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

“As one of the most vaccinated states, Maryland’s case rate and positivity rate are among the lowest in the country, and they continue to decline,” Gov. Hogan said. “Maintaining immunity is essential to sustaining our health and economic recovery, and we urge eligible Marylanders to get a callback as soon as possible.”

Positivity rate, case rate and hospitalizations continue to decline across the board

  • Maryland COVID-19 the positivity rate (3.21%) decreased by 37.1% since August 22.
  • Maryland COVID-19 the case rate per 100K (12.6) decreased by 39.4% since September 15.
  • Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations (609) decreased by 27.9% since September 9, and are down 68.8% from their peak.
  • The State reports a total of five COVID-19 pediatric hospitalizations, which represents 0.8% of total COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide.

Official data is available at coronavirus.maryland.gov.

Over 8.3 million vaccinations, nearly 280,000 booster injections administered

To date, Maryland has reported 8,321,465 vaccines.

  • 98% of Marylanders 65 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 85.9% of Marylanders aged 18 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • 84.9% of Marylanders aged 12 and over have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Maryland administered 279,297 booster injections, and state health officials continue to conduct outreach activities to eligible people.

To find a vaccine supplier, visit covidvax.maryland.gov or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX.