Maryland Reports New Low COVID-19 Positivity Rate

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Maryland is reporting a new low COVID-19 positivity rate statewide.

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Sunday that Maryland’s seven-day average positivity rate has dropped to 3.75%. The state says that’s the lowest level reported since the pandemic began.

The administration also says that the daily positivity rate also is at a record low. Out of a record 40,473 tests, 2.72% came back positive.

The positivity rate is above 5% in Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s and Worcester counties. It's 5.53% in Prince George's and 5.05% in Queen Anne's. While the 6.23% positivity rate in Worcester has started to plateau, state officials say it remains a concern.

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