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Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Doctors recommend indoor masking during COVID surge

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Doctors recommend indoor masking during COVID surge
Doctors recommend indoor masking during COVID surge
Doctors recommend indoor masking during COVID surge

AT WHICH PEOPLE TEST POSITIVEIS ONE POINT FOUR EIGHTPERCENT.

THT'AS MORE THANDOUBLE WHERE IT WAS ON THEFOURTH OF JULY.

NEARLY TRIPLEWHERE THE METRIC STOOD THREEWEEKS AGO.

THE STATE HEALTHDEPARTMENT REPORTED 139 NEWCASES MONDAY.

138 PEOPLE AREIN THE HOSPITAL WITHCOMPLICATIONS FROM THE VIRUS.MORE THAN 7 MILLION DOSES OF ACORONAVIRUS VACCINE HAVE BEENADMINISTERED.

WE HAVE TEAMCOVERAGE ON THE RECENT SURGEWITH MARK ROPER AND ERINMACPHERSON.

WE'LL START WITHERIN.

SHE'S LIVE AT THE INNERHARBOR WITH MORE WONHATMEDICAL EXPERTS ARE SAYINGABOUT THE RECENT SURGE INCASES.THE DOCTORS WE SPOKE WITH WANTPEOPLE START WEARING MASKSAGAIN SIE NCTHE DELTA VARIANTIS SO CONTAGIOUS -- ANDTHEY'RE URGING PEOPLE TO GETVACCINATED IF THEY HAVEN'TALREADY.

WE SPOKE WITH THEPROFESSOR OF MEDICINE AT JOHNSHOPKINS HOSPITAL AND THE CHIEFCLINICAL OFFICER AT THEUNIVERSTIY OF MARYLAND MEDICALCENTER.

THEY BOTH TOLD US WHYTHEY'RE PUSHING FOR PEOPLE TOGET VACCINATED - BECAUSE EVENTHOUGHOU Y STILL HAVE A CHANCEOF GETTING COVID WITH THEVACCINE THEY STRESSED IT WILLLIMIT THE IMPACTS IT THE VIRUSHAS ON YOU.

AND RIGHT NOW,THEY'RE SEEING PATIENTS SICKERTHAN BEFORE IN THE HOSPITALS -SINCE IT'S TRANSMITTING MOREEASILY AMONG THOSE NOTVACCINATED.

IN JUNE, ALL 130PEOPLE WHO DIED OF COVID-19 INMARYLAND WERE NOT VACCINATE.

13:24-34 I think everyoneknows someone who is lurectantand therefor that and I think notshaming them but finding waysto address their concerns willhelp OVER 7 MILLION DOSES HAVEBEEN ADMINISTERED ACROSS THESTATE.

ACCORDING TO CDC DA,ATMORE THAN 76% OF ADULTS HAVERECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OFTHE COVID 19 VACCINE AND THESTATE RANKS SIXTH IN THENATION FOR FULL VACCINATION.NEW VARIANTS ARE ANOTRHECONCERN - THESE EXPERTS SAYTHE VACCINE WILL LIMIT ETHEVOLUTION OF NEW VARIANTS.TEAM COVERAGE CONTINUES