According to the Center for Disease Control, the Baltimore region has transitioned from Medium to High on the CDC’s Covid-19 Community Transmission Level. The re-categorization took place Thursday evening.

New data indicates there are 283 cases per 100,000 people in the region over the last seven days, and the hospitalizations per case rate grew to 11.8 admissions per 100,000 cases.

“The most important thing to remember is that we have the tools to fight this,” Dr. Dzirasa said. “Vaccines, tests, and masks coupled with a solid hygiene routine are enough to keep many healthy people out of the hospital as we work to determine whether we are at the end, middle, or launch point of this surge in cases.”

Baltimore City Commissioner of Health Dr. Letitia Dzirasa recently urged City residents to mask in public indoor settings on May 10 as Baltimore was trending from Low to Medium.... Read More: FOX45