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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports record COVID-19 hospitalizations for third straight day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state had observed a record-high number of COVID-19 hospitalizations for the third straight day.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, December 11, 2020, there have been 228,471 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, including 2,616 cases over the past 24 hours. The state has now conducted 4,904,152 tests, including more than 48,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 7.49%, a decrease from last Friday’s 8.00%.

There have been 4,901 related deaths and 1,729 individuals are currently hospitalized – an increase of 135 hospitalizations since last Friday.  Friday marked the third consecutive day that Maryland had recorded a record-high number of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.  A total of 416 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 49 ICU beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (3,508/4,901).

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. The mortality rate for all age groups continued to fall or stay the same over the past week while the survival rate continued to increase.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 1 9,883 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 3 20,457 0.01% ▼ 99.99% ▲
20 – 29 27 43,148 0.06% ▼ 99.94% ▲
30 – 39 55 40,540 0.14% ↔ 99.86% ↔
40 – 49 150 35,636 0.42% ▼ 99.58% ▲
50 – 59 385 33,921 1.13% ▼ 98.87% ▲
60 – 69 770 22,489 3.42% ▼ 96.58% ▲
70 – 79 1,232 13,087 9.41% ▼ 90.59% ▲
80+ 2,276 9,310 24.45% ▼ 75.55% ▲

Source: Maryland Department of Health – December 11, 2020

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 2,298,689 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 8,910 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 33,125 COVID-19 cases and and 778 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) – 115 cases (+8 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 530 cases (+62)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 192 cases (+17)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 2,533 cases (+149)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 2,641 cases (+192)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 1,513 cases (+126)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 1,539 cases (+116)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Maryland Department of Commerce would forgive $75 million in small business emergency loan debt.  Governor Hogan also announced plans to prioritize healthcare workers, long-term care facilities, and first responders in Maryland once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available.

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott has suspended indoor and outdoor dining at city restaurants and announced other restrictions on his first day in office earlier this week.

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

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