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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall, Baltimore County positivity rate drops

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continued to fall as Baltimore County’s positivity rate dropped over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, there have been 114,724 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,250,638 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.76%, a slight increase from last Friday’s 3.48%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 4.04%, a decrease from last Friday’s 4.62%.

There have been 3,685 related deaths and 369 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 36 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 89 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 19 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,592/3,685), 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 4,209 0.00%
10 – 19 2 8,888 0.02%
20 – 29 23 21,184 0.11%
30 – 39 47 21,057 0.22%
40 – 49 119 18,688 0.64%
50 – 59 298 16,832 1.77%
60 – 69 602 11,352 5.30%
70 – 79 918 6,854 13.39%
80+ 1,674 5,660 29.58%

The source data from MDH as of September 11, 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) – 219 cases (+6 since last Friday)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 81 cases (+1)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,384 (+25)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,377 (+35)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 661 cases (+30)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 809 cases (+13)

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that 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 20200911

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200911

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200911

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20200911

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