Maryland coronavirus hospitalizations reach highest since June

More than 700 people in Maryland are in the hospital with the coronavirus.

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The state reported 707 people were hospitalized as of Monday morning. That is an increase of 52 hospitalizations in a 24-hour period.

It's also the highest since mid-June. Maryland also reported an increase of 1,375 cases from Sunday.

The state has confirmed a total of 155,371 cases. Maryland has reported a total of 4,072 deaths, an increase of nine since Sunday.

The state's positivity rate has gone over 5% for the first time since June. Gov. Larry Hogan warned last week of a surge in cases.

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