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COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations dip as positivity rate remains flat

UPDATE: View the latest COVID-19 reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that statewide hospitalizations dipped over the past 24 hours while the overall positivity rate remained flat.

As of Sunday, there have been 83,748 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 694 cases since Saturday. A total of 22,045 tests were performed over the past 24 hours.  Maryland has now conducted 1,097,361 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 4.47%, largely unchanged from Saturday’s 4.48%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate dropped to 5.79%, down from Saturday’s 5.94%.

There have been 3,309 related deaths and 540 individuals are currently hospitalized…an increase of 5 deaths and a decrease of 5 hospitalized patients since Saturday. Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,327/3,309), as seen in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health.  A total of 153  ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 4 beds since Saturday.  There have now been 754,827 negative test results and 5,434 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 10,924 COVID-19 cases and and 505 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area:

  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 130 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 48 cases
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 883 cases
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 376 cases

Previous COVID-19 reports can be viewed here.

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data can be found below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200726

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200726

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200726

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age 20200726

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