Tuesday marked the seventh day in a row that Maryland confirmed at least 1,000 new Covid-19, Governor Larry Hogan said at a news conference.
“The numbers continue to rise,” he said.
The US state of Maryland identified 1,338 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday. Fifty-four more people were hospitalized, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 761 -- the highest since June 13. Authorities said 176 people are being treated in intensive care units.
Since the pandemic began, at least 4,084 people in the Mid-Atlantic state have died from Covid-19.