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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland records new daily high in COVID-19 cases as positivity rate climbs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state recorded a new one-day high in COVID-19 cases while the overall positivity rate climbed higher.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, December 4, 2020, there have been 209,191 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, including 3,792 cases over the past 24 hours…representing a new one-day record. However, the state also conducted a record number of test (55,912) over the past 24 hours.  The state has now conducted 4,583,228 tests.  Despite this, the mortality rate for almost all age groups dropped or stayed the same over the past week.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 8.00%, an increase from last Friday’s 6.30%.

There have been 4,630 related deaths and 1,594  individuals are currently hospitalized – an increase of 159 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 367 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 24 ICU beds since last Friday.

Approximately 71% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (3,300/4,630).

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the mortality rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains under 4.00% for those residents under 70 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 1 8,785 0.01% ▲ 99.99% ▼
10 – 19 3 18,587 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
20 – 29 27 39,694 0.07% ↔ 99.93% ↔
30 – 39 54 37,254 0.14% ▼ 99.86% ▲
40 – 49 142 32,739 0.43% ▼ 99.57% ▲
50 – 59 368 31,000 1.19% ▼ 98.81% ▲
60 – 69 732 20,549 3.56% ▼ 96.44% ▲
70 – 79 1,165 11,919 9.77% ▼ 90.23% ▲
80+ 2,135 8,664 24.64% ▼ 75.36% ▲

Source: Maryland Department of Health – December 4, 2020

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 2,194,096 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 8,751 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 30,671 COVID-19 cases and and 737 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) – 107 cases (+8 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 468 cases (+36)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 175 cases (+15)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 2,384 cases (+176)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 2,449 cases (+161)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 1,387 cases (+118)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 1,423 cases (+90)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

“Maryland is reporting 3,792 new cases of COVID-19—an all-time high,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Friday. “While we’re also reporting a record volume of tests reported (nearly 56,000), our positivity rate is 8%—its highest since early June.”

“The promise of a vaccine has given us a light at the end of the tunnel, but we still have dark days ahead,” Governor Hogan added. “We continue to urge Marylanders to take the necessary steps to keep people out of the hospital and save lives: avoid gatherings, wear a mask, get tested, & wash your hands.”

Additional charts and data from the Maryland Department of Health can be viewed online here.

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