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Cases of COVID-19 in the state and county continue to rise.

In Maryland, 577 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed, bringing the total to 116,110. The positivity rate decreased .04 percent and is now 3.68 percent.

The state reported two additional deaths Sunday. The death toll is now 3,695.

In Frederick County, 25 additional cases of COVID-19 were reported, bringing the total to 3,742. No new deaths were reported, after the death toll increased by one on Saturday.

The county positivity rate did increase slightly and is now 2.9 percent.

Hospitalizations across the state decreased by 10. There are 89 people in intensive care and 262 people in acute care in Maryland.

There are three hospitalizations in the county, with one person in intensive care. Total hospitalizations are down one from Saturday.

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NewMarketParent

Of course, because stage 3 reopening was the greatest idea ever /s.

vodalone

No doubt the rise is related to college campuses opening back up.

bosco

I thought it was all because of Memorial Day, no wait the Fourth of July, no that wasn't it, must be Sturgis, no I got it - it's Labor Day. Yeah that's it. What next, Thanksgiving?

If you don't have the idea that wearing a mask and washing your hands is a good idea, well, I don't feel sorry for you.

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vodalone

Nothing that significant has changed in phase 3, I don't know why some are so quick to blame it on that.

bosco

It's all because Orange Man Bad. Keep and eye on the hospitalization rates and death rates. The vaccines are already in production pending FDA approval. We will pull through. Wear and mask and wash your hands.

Remember, the early models had the US death rate pegged at 2.2 to 2.5 million for a previously unknown virus with no vaccine. [thumbup][ninja]

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