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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate drops, hospitalizations fall to lowest level since April 14

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state fell once again, as did the statewide positivity rate.

As of Thursday morning, there have been 55,858 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 8.91%, a decrease from Wednesday’s 9.5%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 7.94%, a decrease from Wednesday’s 8.7%.

There have been 2,546 related deaths and 1,096 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 13 hospitalizations since Wednesday.

There have been 281,160 negative test results and 3,985 individuals have been released from isolation. Of Maryland’s 2,546 deaths, 1,386 (more than 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 6,476 COVID-19 cases and and 355 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 920 cases and 48 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).  Of Baltimore County’s 355 COVID-19 deaths, 277 (more than 75%) have occurred within nursing home communities.

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

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 130 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 29 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 73 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 14 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 41 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 13 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 440 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 330 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 306 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 480 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 179 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 326 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, as of Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m., the state would begin entering Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.  The executive order mandating the closure of non-essential businesses will be lifted and non-essential businesses may begin to reopen.

Baltimore County has also announced plans to move into Stage Two at 5 p.m. on Friday.

“Maryland has now completed 392,240 COVID-19 tests, including 11,524 in the last 24 hours,” said Governor Hogan on Thursday morning. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 8.91%—a drop of more than two-thirds since its April 17 peak. Total current hospitalizations have declined to 1,096, the lowest since April 14.”

Additional charts and data may be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200604

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200604

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200604

Maryland Roadmap Stage Two


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