Maryland health officials are watching the metrics and said for anyone who wants to avoid another lockdown to wear a mask.

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Contact tracing information is a crucial part of the response, but it's not the most reliable dataset, health officials said. To date, more than 60% of Maryland's coronavirus cases have not been contacted and traced.

State health officials also said the cold weather is also helping to drive the exponential increase in Maryland's coronavirus cases. Read more at WBALTV