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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations, positivity rate continue to decline

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continued to fall along with the overall positivity rate.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, September 18, there have been 119,062 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,324,252 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.21%, down from last Friday’s 3.76%.

There have been 3,724 related deaths and 347 individuals are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 22 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 84 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 5 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,617/3,724), 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 2.00% for those residents under 60 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate
0 – 9 0 4,389 0.00%
10 – 19 2 9,707 0.02%
20 – 29 23 22,285 0.10%
30 – 39 47 21,649 0.22%
40 – 49 119 19,184 0.62%
50 – 59 306 17,402 1.76%
60 – 69 607 11,677 5.20%
70 – 79 931 7,026 13.25%
80+ 1,686 5,743 29.35%

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

The source data from MDH as of September 18, 2020 can be viewed in the table below.

There have now been 1,385,805 negative test results and 7,351 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 17,288 COVID-19 cases and and 594 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) – 230 cases (+11 since last Friday)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 87 cases (+6)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,402 cases (+18)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,422 cases (+45)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 679 cases (+18)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 831 cases (+22)

On Thursday, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams presented a timeline for teachers and students to safely begin returning to school.  The state has now entered Stage Three of Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.

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View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data from MDH can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200918

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200918

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200918

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20200918

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