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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall heading into Labor Day weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continue to fall heading into the Labor Day weekend.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, there have been 110,831 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,019,324 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.48%, a slight increase from last Friday’s 3.32%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 4.62%, an increase from last Friday’s 3.75%.

There have been 3,645 related deaths and 395 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 17 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 108 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 2 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,567/3,645), as seen in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health.

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the mortality rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains below 5.00% for those residents under 60 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate
0 – 9 0 4,061 0.00%
10 – 19 2 8,189 0.02%
20 – 29 23 20,202 0.11%
30 – 39 46 20,531 0.22%
40 – 49 119 18,225 0.65%
50 – 59 292 16,339 1.79%
60 – 69 594 11,052 5.37%
70 – 79 910 6,675 13.63%
80+ 1,657 5,557 29.82%

The source data from MDH as of September 4, 2020 can be viewed in the table below.

There have now been 1,260,634 negative test results and 7,072 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 15,959 COVID-19 cases and and 585 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).

Zip Code Report

Case breakdown by zip code in NottinghamMD.com’s coverage area:

  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 213 cases (+10 since last Friday)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 80 cases (+3 since last Friday)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,359 cases (+53 cases since last Friday)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,342 290 (+52 since last Friday)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 631 cases (+32 cases since last Friday)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 796 749 cases (+47 since last Friday)

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, as of 5 p.m. on Friday, September 4, Maryland would begin entering Stage Three of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery, allowing additional businesses to reopen and adding capacity to businesses that had already reopened.  Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski subsequently announced that Baltimore County would align with the state and begin to enter Stage Three.

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Governor Hogan also announced that local school districts could safely begin to reopen.

Last week, the Maryland Department of Health initiated an expanded #MasksOnMaryland public safety campaign.

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data from MDH can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200904

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200904

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200904

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20200904

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