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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations remain flat as Baltimore County partially reopens

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

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Saturday reported that there have now been close to 38,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland.

As of Saturday morning, there have been 37,968 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.

There have been 1,842 related deaths, 6,755 total hospitalizations, and 1,500 individuals are currently hospitalized…an increase of 4 patients since Friday. This marks the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 hospitalizations have either fallen or remained nearly flat in Maryland. The data in the charts below would seem to indicate that Maryland peaked on or around April 30th.

There have been 152,207 negative test results and 2,806 individuals have been released from isolation. Of Maryland’s 1,842 deaths, 984 (more than 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 4,549 COVID-19 cases and and 223 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 678 cases and 30 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) – 20 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 0 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 50 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 11 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 31 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 0 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 314 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 234 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 181 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 343 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 114 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 229 cases

Earlier this week, 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.

Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order expired at 5 p.m. on Friday and some businesses and churches were allowed to begin the reopening process.

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

Baltimore County Councilman Todd Crandell on Friday drafted legislation revoking the County Executive’s emergency authority to restrict, among other things, religious worship. Council members were requested to convene an emergency session, however only Councilman David Marks and Councilman Wade Kach committed to the session.

Harford County, meanwhile, reopened to the extent allowed by Phase 1 of the Roadmap to Recovery at 5 p.m. on Friday.

Additional charts and data are below…

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Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200516
Chart via Tyler Fogarty
New Maryland COVID-19 Cases 20200516
Chart via Tyler Fogarty


Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200516
Chart via MDH


Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery Status 20200515

Baltimore County Restrictions 20200515

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