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ZIP CODE REPORT: Baltimore County to have limited reopening as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall

UPDATE: For the latest local zip code reports, click here.

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that there have now been close to 37,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland.

As of Friday morning, there have been 36,986 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.

There have been 1,792 related deaths, 6,679 total hospitalizations, and 1,496 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of over 40 patients since Thursday. This marks the third consecutive day that COVID-19 hospitalizations have fallen in Maryland and continues the state’s strong downward trend (see graphic below).

There have been 145,840 negative test results and 2,685 individuals have been released from isolation. Of Maryland’s 1,792 deaths, 984 (more than 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 4,399 COVID-19 cases and and 217 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 671 cases and 28 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, is not including deaths categorized as “probable” in these totals).

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area of northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County:

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 92 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 19 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 0 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 49 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 11 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 29 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 0 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 295 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 227 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 174 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 332 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 107 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 223 cases

On Thursday evening, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced that the county would not be fully initiating Phase 1 of Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.

On Wednesday, Governor Hogan stated that his stay-at-home order would expire at 5 p.m. on Friday and that some businesses and churches could begin the reopening process.

Olszewski, however, announced that Baltimore County would have a limited reopening.  Gatherings will still be limited to 10 people and churches may not yet begin holding worship services.  While no stay-at-home order will be in effect in Baltimore County as of Friday evening, the County Executive strongly advises that residents stay home and only venture out for essential travel.

Additional charts and data can be viewed below…

Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery Status 20200515

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Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200515
Chart via Tyler Fogarty
New Maryland COVID-19 Cases Per Day 20200515
Chart via Tyler Fogarty


Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200515
Chart via MDH
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