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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to fall

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

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

As of Saturday morning, there have been 57,482 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 8%, a decrease from Friday’s 8.40%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.99%, a decrease from Friday’s 7.23%.

There have been 2,616 related deaths and 1,059 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 17 hospitalizations since Friday.

There have been 299,894 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,616 deaths, 1,386 (more than 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 6,696 COVID-19 cases and and 367 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 947 cases and 49 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).  Of Baltimore County’s 367 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:

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  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 136 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 29 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 74 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 15 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 43 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 16 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 451 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 343 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 320 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 489 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 190 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 333 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

On Friday evening, the state of Maryland entered Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.  The executive order mandating the closure of non-essential businesses was lifted and non-essential businesses began to reopen.

Baltimore County moved into Stage Two, as did Harford County.

“The State of Maryland has now completed 417,904 COVID-19 tests, including 12,490 in the past 24 hours,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday morning. “Our positivity rate has dropped to 8%, more than a 70% drop from its April 17 peak, and current total hospitalizations have fallen to 1,059.”

Additional chart and data can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200606

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200606

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200606

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200606

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