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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall, cases spiking in areas that remain closed

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here.

Original story below…

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that there have now been close to 40,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland.

As of Monday morning, there have been 39,762 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.

There have been 1,903 related deaths, 7,086 total hospitalizations, and 1,447 individuals are currently hospitalized…an decrease of 13 patients since Sunday. This marks the sixth consecutive day that COVID-19 hospitalizations have either fallen or remained relatively flat in Maryland. The data in the charts below would seem to indicate that hospitalizations in Maryland peaked on or around April 30th.

There have been 161,744 negative test results and 2,817 individuals have been released from isolation. Of Maryland’s 1,903 deaths, 984 (more than 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 4,749 COVID-19 cases and and 237 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 695 cases and 31 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, NottinghamMD.com is not including deaths categorized as “probable” in these totals).

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

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 94 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 22 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 0 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 53 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 11 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 32 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 0 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 322 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 241 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 184 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 354 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 119 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 241 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

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

Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order expired at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15, and some businesses and churches were allowed to begin the reopening process.

Harford County reopened to the extent allowed by Phase 1 of the Roadmap to Recovery at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 15th.

Meanwhile, authorities are not seeing spikes in coronavirus cases in places that are reopening, but instead are seeing increases in some areas that remain closed, U.S. health secretary Alex Azar said on Sunday.

“We are seeing that in places that are opening, we’re not seeing this spike in cases,” Azar said on CNN’s “State of the Union” program. “We still see spikes in some areas that are, in fact, closed.”

Azar added on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that there were serious health consequences tied to not reopening.

View more in the video below.

Alex Azar No COVID-19 Spike in Reopening

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Additional data and charts can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Death Rate Top Counties

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200518
Chart via Tyler Fogarty

 

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths
Chart via MDH

 

Baltimore Count COVID-19 Testing Sites

Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery Status 20200515

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