Key points for today
• Kent County cases increased by 1 to 193.
• The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Maryland is now at 63,229, an increase of 260 in the last 24 hours.
• Of the state’s 2,886 deaths, 20 were in the last 24 hours; another 130 deaths in Maryland are likely due to the novel coronavirus.
Editor’s Note: Due to issues with the facility numbers reported weekly by the state, we will not be reporting those numbers at this time. We will resume reporting those numbers as soon as possible.
The Spy updates this chart between 2 and 3 p.m. Statewide data is updated about 10 a.m. each day; counties may update data throughout the day until 5 p.m. Hopkins updates its data throughout the day.
* Maryland and Cecil County report the total released from isolation.
** For Kent County deaths, The Spy reports its own tally based on the number of state-reported deaths within Kent County facilities and the number of non-facility deaths. For Queen Anne’s County deaths, The Spy reports the total deaths listed on the county’s website. There are discrepancies among state and county statistics concerning total deaths and facility deaths.
• The number of patients currently hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19 dropped below 700 for the first time since April 5. The downward trend began on May 28.
• There currently are 660 people hospitalized — 391 in acute care and 269 in intensive care. The total number of hospitalized patients decreased by 42 in the last 24 hours.
• The number of new cases and additional deaths per day also continues to decline.
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• Of the 8,562 patients tested on June 17, 5.27% tested positive for COVID-19; the 7-day average positivity rate was 5.43%.
• A total of 535,444 Marylanders have been tested for COVID-19. The state reports 384,379 total negative test results, including 6,005 in the last 24 hours.
• Of the state’s 63,229 cases, 10,357 patients have ever been hospitalized for treatment; 4,640 have been released from isolation.
The graph below shows the total cases, total ever hospitalized, and total deaths statewide.