Maryland is surpassing eight-thousand COVID-19 deaths. The state added eleven more virus-related fatalities, bringing Maryland’s death toll to eight-thousand-ten. Maryland also logged over 700 new infections, raising the state’s coronavirus case count to more than 401-thousand-400. The state’s positivity rate is up slightly to four-point-45-percent and hospitalizations rose by 29, to 895. Also, Maryland has administered nearly two-point-three-million COVID vaccine doses and over 801-thousand people have been fully vaccinated.