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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations hit lowest level in 66 days

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their downward trend for the 16th straight day.

As of Friday morning, there have been 60,613 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 6.94%, a decrease from Thursday’s 7.25%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.35%, a slight increase from Thursday’s 6.33%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 2.90%, a decrease from Thursday’s 3.11%.

There have been 2,773 related deaths and 836 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 66 hospitalizations since Thursday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 16 consecutive days and have hit their lowest level in 66 days.

There have been 339,482 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,773 deaths, 1,347 (roughly 49 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,051 COVID-19 cases and and 390 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 991 cases and 55 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 390 COVID-19 deaths, 308 (around 79%) 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) – 147 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 29 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 78 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 15 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 47 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 18 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 492 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 359 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 339 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 509 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 204 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 350 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced additional reopenings that would be permitted under Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.

Effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 12, 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 at 5p.m. on Friday, June 19, 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 to hold outdoor graduation ceremonies with appropriate capacity and distancing measures in place.

On Thursday, County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced that Baltimore County would align with the state and allow additional reopenings.

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

Read the amended Executive Order here.

“Maryland has now completed 473,271 COVID-19 tests, including 9,748 in the past 24 hours,” said Governor Hogan on Friday morning. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 6.94%. Total current hospitalizations have fallen by more than 100 over the last two days, and are now at their lowest level in 66 days.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Maryland Stage Two Additional Reopenings

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200612

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200612

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200612

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200612


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