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Maryland resumes reporting case data after cyberattack

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Coronavirus case numbers and positivity rate data are available again on the Maryland health department’s website.

The numbers were posted Monday for the first time since an apparent cyberattack brought down the system a little more than two weeks ago. Officials say there is no evidence that any data was compromised. The numbers show a jump in cases. More than 28,500 people have tested positive in Maryland over the past two weeks, bringing the state’s case total to 621,220.

Officials say the seven-day average testing positivity rate has nearly doubled, from 5.4% to 10.3%.

 

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