Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate continues to show a day-over-day increase. The state Department of Health says the rate is up a tick to 6-point-2-2-percent. There are 16-hundred-26 new cases of the virus and ten additional deaths. Hospitalizations are up by 36 to 311 patients with 29 of them in the ICU. Most of Maryland remains at a low risk for COVID transmission, but rates are close to the moderate range in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County.