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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate increases, hospitalizations rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations rose along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, October 30, 2020, there have been 144,314 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,389,678 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.71%, an increase from last Friday’s 3.00%.

There have been 3,990 related deaths and 513 individuals are currently hospitalized – an increase of 55 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 126 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 4 beds since last Friday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,801/3,990), 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 under 5.00% for those residents under 70 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 0 5,663 0.00% ↔ 100.00% ↔
10 – 19 2 12,669 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
20 – 29 24 27,323 0.09% ↔ 99.91% ↔
30 – 39 52 25,943 0.20% ↔ 99.80% ↔
40 – 49 130 22,871 0.57% ↔ 99.43% ↔
50 – 59 326 21,007 1.55% ▼ 98.45% ▲
60 – 69 653 14,131 4.62% ▼ 95.38% ▲
70 – 79 995 8,291 12.00% ▼ 88.00% ▲
80+ 1,806 6,386 28.28% ▼ 71.72% ▲

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 1,782,204 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 8,164 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 20,867 COVID-19 cases and and 649 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) – 67 cases (+3 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 270 cases (+13)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 109 cases (+4)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 1,653 cases (+65)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,656 cases (+66)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 813 cases (+38)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 992 cases (+40)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

“While our positivity and case rates remain lower than most states in America, we are closely monitoring increases in some of our key health metrics, including hospitalizations,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Friday. “Two counties, Dorchester and Garrett, are reporting positivity rates over 5%.”

“COVID-19 is spreading rapidly throughout the country, and does not recognize state borders,” Hogan added. “Please continue to wear a mask, wash your hands frequently, avoid gatherings, and practice physical distancing.”

Additional charts and data can be viewed below.

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COVID-19 Risk Levels United States Harvard 20201030

COVID-19 by State John Hopkins 20201030

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20201030

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20201030

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20201030

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20201030

 

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