COVID-19 data updates suspended until Tuesday, Department of Health says – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – The Maryland Department of Health suspended reporting of most COVID-19 measures on Presidents’ Day, the agency said.

Reporting will resume on Tuesday, with Monday’s numbers being applied retroactively, the health department wrote in a note on its COVID-19 Dashboard.

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Since the CDC suspended the release of vaccine data on Sunday and Monday, the numbers for February 20 and 21 will be added retroactively when reporting resumes on Tuesday.

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On Sunday, the number of Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19 had fallen to 548, although the positivity rate rose slightly by 0.26%, to 3.41%.

The state reported 1,089 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 998,136 since the start of the pandemic. After adding eight deaths, the state reported that 13,749 people have died from the virus during the pandemic.

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As of Saturday, 4,463,709 Marylanders are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 2,134,783 residents received a booster dose.

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