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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations rise as mortality rates continue to drop

 

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state increased 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 16, 2020, there have been 134,329 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,013,107 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.09%, an increase from last Friday’s 2.87%.

There have been 3,887 related deaths and 416 individual are currently hospitalized – an increase of 25 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 111 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 15 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,723/3,887), 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 5,156 0.00% 100.00%
10 – 19 2 11,729 0.02% 99.98%
20 – 29 24 25,415 0.10% 99.90%
30 – 39 49 24,133 0.20% 99.80%
40 – 49 124 21,291 0.58% 99.42%
50 – 59 322 19,572 1.65% 98.35%
60 – 69 641 13,149 4.87% 95.13%
70 – 79 964 7,759 12.42% 87.58%
80+ 1,759 6,125 28.72% 71.28%

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

The source data from MDH as of October 16, 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 this table:

United States Influenza Mortality Rate CDC 2019

There have now been 1,648,128 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 7,869 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 19,403 COVID-19 cases and and 627 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).

Zip Code Report

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

  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 61 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 256 cases (+11 since last Friday)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 103 cases (+2)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,547 cases (+53)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,551 cases (+33)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 751 cases (+23)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 915 cases (+26)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

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“According to the official numbers released by the (Maryland Department of Health) and (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Maryland’s positivity rate remains stable at 3.09%, cases per 100K have declined, and zero counties are in the federal government’s ‘red zone,'” Governor Larry Hogan said on Friday morning. “Maryland has now surpassed 3 million cumulative COVID-19 tests. Testing has been critical in our efforts to find and fight this deadly virus, and we encourage all Marylanders to take advantage of the widespread testing opportunities across our state.”

Additional charts and data from MDH can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20201016

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20201016

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20201016

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20201016

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