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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate rises, ICU bed usage falls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate rose while total ICU bed usage fell over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, January 1, 2021, there have been 280,219 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 5,761,534 tests, including more than 53,000 tests over the past 24 hours – which is among the top five one-day testing totals recorded thus far.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 8.77%, an increase from last Friday’s 7.11%.

A total of 5,774 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 1,734 individuals are currently hospitalized – an increase of 13 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 388 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 36 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (4,165/5,774).

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 flatten over the past week.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 1 12,737 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 4 25,363 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 27 51,773 0.05% ▼ 99.95% ▲
30 – 39 62 49,237 0.13% ↔ 99.87% ↔
40 – 49 173 43,421 0.40% ▼ 99.60% ▲
50 – 59 449 42,133 1.07% ▼ 98.93% ▲
60 – 69 891 28,180 3.16% ▼ 96.84% ▲
70 – 79 1,464 16,188 9.04% ▼ 90.96% ▲
80+ 2,701 11,187 24.44% ▼ 75.86% ▲

Source: Maryland Department of Health – January 1, 2021

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 2,538,142 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,358 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 39,001 cases and 913 deaths with COVID-19 (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) – 148 cases (+14 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 659 cases (+49)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 233 cases (+8)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 2,908 cases (+130)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 3,152 cases (+146)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 1,836 cases (+103)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 1,756 cases (+76)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

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

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