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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 15th consecutive day

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 Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their downward trend for the 15th straight day.

As of Thursday morning, there have been 60,197 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 7.25%, largely unchanged from Wednesday’s 7.24%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.33%, an increase from Wednesday’s 5.90%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 3.11%, an increase from Wednesday’s 2.89%.

There have been 2,750 related deaths and 902 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 53 hospitalizations since Wednesday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 15 consecutive days.

There have been 332,173 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,750 deaths, 1,359 (roughly 50 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 6,985 COVID-19 cases and and 386 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 990 cases and 54 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 386 COVID-19 deaths, 308 (around 80%) have occurred within nursing home communities.

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

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 147 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 29 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 78 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 15 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 45 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 18 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 490 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 358 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 337 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 508 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 200 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 346 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

On Wednesday evening, Governor Larry Hogan announced additional reopenings that would be permitted in Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.

Effective Friday, June 12, at 5 p.m., indoor dining will be allowed to resume at Maryland restaurants at up to 50% capacity. Outdoor amusements, outdoor pools, rides, miniature golf, and go-kart tracks tracks may also resume operations with appropriate health and safety protocols.

Effective Friday, June 19, at 5 p.m., gyms and dance & martial arts studios may also reopen at up to 50% capacity, along with casinos, arcades, and malls.  Pool halls, VFWs, American Legion posts, and other social clubs may also reopen at up to 50% capacity at 5 p.m. on June 19th.

The governor is also encouraging local schools, where possible, to plan and hold safe outdoor graduation ceremonies with appropriate capacity and distancing measures in place.

Baltimore County and Harford County residents must now wait for their respective County Executives to announce whether they will follow the governor’s lead.

Full details on Governor Hogan’s announcement are available here.

Read the amended Executive Order here.

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“Maryland has now conducted 463,507 COVID-19 tests, including 11,541 in the last 24 hours,” said Governor Hogan on Thursday morning. “The statewide positivity rate is 7.25%. Total current hospitalizations have declined to 902, their lowest level in over 9 weeks, with 544 acute care beds and 358 ICU beds currently in use.”

Maryland Stage Two Additional Reopenings

Maryland Positivity Rate by County 20200611

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200611

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200611

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200611

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