Number of cases
There are 454,745 total confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Maryland as of May 13. See below for a breakdown by county, according to the state health department, and go here to see charts and maps of the makeup of confirmed cases in the state.
Anne Arundel: 43,301
Baltimore City: 52,153
Baltimore County: 64,807
Prince George’s: 84,149
Queen Anne’s: 2,966
St. Mary’s: 5,951
Today’s top stories
5:54 p.m.: With coronavirus concerns persisting, as well as a smaller overall audience for public health reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration decided to nix the state tent this year.
5:42: The first 12-to-15-year-olds in Maryland started getting the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine Thursday.
2:02 p.m.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday will ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people.
12:10 p.m.: View visualizations of Maryland COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths, testing, positivity rate and vaccinations.
10:33 a.m.: A day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the state would further ease coronavirus restrictions and set a vaccination benchmark for lifting the indoor mask mandate, several key COVID-19 metrics continued to decline, according to state health department data.
Yesterday’s top stories
4:39 p.m.: Once at least 70% of adults in Maryland get at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan says the state will lift its mandate requiring wearing masks in indoor public spaces.
Breaking News Alerts
4:15 p.m.: Federal health advisers were meeting Wednesday to issue recommendations on how to vaccinate those 12 to 15 years old with the shot.
3:47 p.m.: Mets rough up Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey in his return to New York’s Citi Field.
3:01 p.m.: Until now, Baltimore has maintained some of the strictest limitations in Maryland, despite a statewide loosening of restrictions Republican Gov. Larry Hogan enacted in early March.
11:50 a.m.: View visualizations of Maryland COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths, testing, positivity rate and vaccinations.
10:49 a.m.: The state’s COVID testing positivity rate dropped to its lowest level since last fall as other key metrics Maryland is using to track the pandemic continue a downward trend.
9:20 a.m.: The Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland said Wednesday that fans will need either an advanced ticket or certified media credential to attend this weekend’s A, B and C Conference lacrosse finals, due to continued COVID-19 restrictions.
5:00 a.m.: Baltimore camps are gearing up to adhere to COVID safety measures, including outdoor learning, limiting enrollment, staggering drop-off and pick-up schedules and using health technology to check COVID symptoms.