This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

Maryland has administered 1,013,049 vaccine doses to date, and about 5% of the state’s residents have received two doses of the vaccine as of Friday morning.

The state has administered a total of 706,885 first doses of the coronavirus vaccine, including 22,288 doses that were administered in the past 24 hours.

Maryland providers have also administered 306,164 second vaccine doses, including 20,304 in the past 24 hours.

With more than one million doses received by Marylanders so far, the state has administered about 8.3% of the approximately 12,080,000 total doses that the states needs to fully vaccinate its estimated 6,040,000 residents with two doses per person.

At least 374,974 Marylanders have tested positive for COVID-19, while 2,951,435 have tested negative as of Friday morning, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.

The state’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 1,008, an increase of about 0.27%.

Maryland has completed 7,597,220 coronavirus tests to date, with 42,207 test results reported in the past 24 hours.

An average of 4.12% of the state’s coronavirus tests over the last seven days came back positive.

The seven-day average rate of positive tests yesterday was 4.11% for Marylanders younger than 35 and 4.13% for Marylanders older than 35.

There are currently 1,016 Marylanders hospitalized with COVID-19, including 744 in acute care and 272 in intensive care.

The number of acute care patients declined by 25 while the number of intensive care patients declined by seven, marking a net decrease of 32 fewer people hospitalized with coronavirus compared to Thursday.

To date, Maryland has hospitalized a total of 34,265 people with coronavirus.

State officials on Friday reported the coronavirus-related deaths of 16 more Marylanders, raising Maryland’s total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 7,495. There are also 182 people whose deaths are suspected to be related to the virus.

As of 10 a.m. Friday, there have been 71,817 confirmed cases in Prince George’s County; 62,234 in Montgomery County; 49,897 in Baltimore County; 39,701 in Baltimore City; 34,964 in Anne Arundel County; 16,629 in Frederick County; 15,461 in Howard County; 12,212 in Harford County; 12,189 in Washington County; 8,686 in Charles County; 7,406 in Carroll County; 6,672 in Wicomico County; 6,382 in Allegany County; 4,979 in St. Mary’s County; 4,971 in Cecil County; 3,602 in Calvert County; 3,220 in Worcester County; 2,529 in Queen Anne’s County; 2,361 in Somerset County; 2,281 in Dorchester County; 2,013 in Caroline County; 1,833 in Garrett County; 1,832 in Talbot County; and 1,103 in Kent County, according to the dashboard.

Maryland has confirmed 18,578 cases in people age 9 or younger; 35,659 in people ages 10-19; 68,012 in people ages 20-29; 64,526 in people ages 30-39; 56,969 in people ages 40-49; 56,626 in people ages 50-59; 38,295 in people ages 60-69; 21,827 in people ages 70-79; and 14,482 in people age 80 or older.

The state has identified 196,416 of the confirmed COVID-19 patients as female and 178,558 as male.

Of the Marylanders who have tested positive for COVID-19, 107,034 are Black, 60,651 are Hispanic, 129,257 are white, 8,403 are Asian, 17,594 are another race, and data is not available for the remaining 52,035.

Nationwide, there have been at least 27,897,356 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, including at least 493,138 deaths. The U.S. has conducted more than 336.3 million coronavirus tests to date as of 10 a.m. Friday, according to a real-time dashboard created by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

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Marcus Dieterle

Marcus Dieterle is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. He returned to Baltimore in 2020 after working as the deputy editor of the Cecil Whig newspaper in Elkton, Md. He can be reached at