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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations increase as mortality rates continue to drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state ticked higher over the past week as statewide mortality rates continued to fall.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, October 9, 2020, there have been 130,159 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,829,843 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 2.87%, a slight decrease from last Friday’s 2.93%.

There have been 3,845 related deaths and 391 individual are currently hospitalized – an increase of 68 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 96 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 16 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,695/3,845), as seen in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health.

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the survival rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains above 98% for those residents under 60 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 0 4,924 0.00% 100.00%
10 – 19 2 11,283 0.02% 99.98%
20 – 29 24 24,663 0.10% 99.90%
30 – 39 48 23,393 0.21% 99.79%
40 – 49 123 20,690 0.59% 99.41%
50 – 59 316 18,965 1.67% 98.33%
60 – 69 635 12,691 5.00% 95.00%
70 – 79 956 7,550 12.67% 87.33%
80+ 1,739 6,000 28.98% 71.02%

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

The source data from MDH as of October 9, 2020 can be viewed in the table below.

By comparison, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s U.S. mortality rates from the 2018-2019 influenza season can be viewed in the table below.

United States Influenza Mortality Rate CDC 2019

There have now been 1,577,208 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 7,704 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 18,792 COVID-19 cases and and 619 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).

Zip Code Report

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

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  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 245 cases (+10 since last Friday)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 101 cases (+2)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,494 cases (+36)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,518 cases (+31)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 728 cases (+17)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 889 cases (+15)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data from MDH can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20201009

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20201009

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20201009

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20201009

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