COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise in Maryland. The statewide positivity rate is now over five-percent. More than 900 new cases are being reported, which is the first time the daily case count has dropped below one-thousand over the past week. This brings the total number of confirmed cases up to nearly 410,000. Right now, 1,029 people are hospitalized with coronavirus, up by ten over the past 24 hours.