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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate falls, hospitalizations drop

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate fell and total hospitalizations dropped over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, January 15, 2021, there have been 320,739 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 6,352,475 tests, including more than 45,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 8.30%, a decrease from last Friday’s 9.16%.

A total of 6,322 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 1,848 individuals are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 37 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 421 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 26 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (4,559/6,322).

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 15,076 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 5 29,735 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 30 59,000 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 65 55,900 0.12% ↔ 99.88% ↔
40 – 49 183 49,328 0.37% ▼ 99.63% ▲
50 – 59 487 48,294 1.01% ▼ 98.99% ▲
60 – 69 988 32,422 3.05% ▼ 96.95% ▲
70 – 79 1,606 18,519 8.67% ▼ 91.33% ▲
80+ 2,953 12,465 23.69% ▼ 76.31% ▲

Source: Maryland Department of Health – January 15, 2021

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

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There have now been 2,691,673 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,444 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 43,403 cases and 1,016 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) – 167 cases (+10 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 756 cases (+48)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 267 cases (+19)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 3,204 cases (+148)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 3,547 (+211)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 2,051 cases (+104)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 1,978 cases (+122)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Governor Hogan on Thursday announced expanded eligibility for all Marylanders 65 and over to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines this month. Marylanders are also now eligible for an estimated $402,439,000 in federal rental assistance made available through the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

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

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