UPDATE 2: View the latest Maryland COVID-19 mortality rate by age group here.
UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com COVID-19 reports here.
Original story below…
As of Wednesday, there have been 86,285 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 761 cases since Tuesday. A total of 15,747 tests were performed over the past 24 hours. Maryland has now conducted 1,160,443 tests.
The statewide positivity rate stands at 4.77%, an increase from Tuesday’s 4.54%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.07%, an increase from Tuesday’s 5.67%.
There have been 3,347 related deaths and 571 individuals are currently hospitalized…an increase of 20 deaths and 27 hospitalized patients since Tuesday. Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,345/3,347), as seen in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health.
A total of 145 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 5 beds since Tuesday. There have now been 792,764 negative test results and 5,592 patients have been released from isolation.
Baltimore County has confirmed 11,423 COVID-19 cases and and 516 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).
Here is the current COVID-19 fatality rate in the state by age group, based on the data in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health:
|Age Group||Fatality Rate|
The overall fatality rate for COVID-19 in Maryland stands at 3.80%. The fatality rate for those over the age of 70 is approximately 22%. The fatality rate for those under 70 years of age is approximately 1.29%. The fatality rate for those under the age of 30 is approximately 0.01%.
By comparison, based on National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) mortality surveillance data available on July 23, 2020, the current U.S. fatality rate due to pneumonia and influenza stands at 7.10%. A total of 185 influenza-associated U.S. pediatric deaths for the 2019-2020 season have been reported to CDC.
Case breakdown by zip code in NottinghamMD.com’s coverage area:
- 21128 (Perry Hall) – 139 cases (+2)
- 21162 (White Marsh) – 52 cases (+3)
- 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 932 cases (+13)
- 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 406 cases (+8)
Governor Larry Hogan will hold a press conference at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday to provide an update on Maryland’s ongoing COVID-9 response and recovery efforts.
Additional charts and data can be found below.