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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations plummet to below 800



NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations plummeted over the past week, dropping below 800.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, March 12, 2021, there have been 391,480 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 8,236,204 tests, including more than 39,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.61%, an increase from last Friday’s 3.28%.

A total of 7,848 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 765 individuals are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 91 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 195 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 34 beds since last Friday.

“COVID-19 ICU levels in Maryland have now dropped below 200 for the first time since November 12,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Friday morning. “Overall, COVID-19 hospitalizations have fallen by more than 60% since the third wave peak. The state’s positivity rate has dropped by 61.7%, and the case rate has dropped by 74.3%.”

“Fewer Marylanders are being hospitalized, and more and more people are getting vaccinated, as we work together each day to bring this pandemic to an end,” Governor Hogan added. “We will keep following the science and taking a cautious and vigilant approach as we continue on the road to health and economic recovery.”

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Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20210312

More than 72% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (5,669/7,848).

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 3 19,670 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
10 – 19 6 37,922 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
20 – 29 35 71,256 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 75 66,217 0.11% ↔ 99.89% ↔
40 – 49 210 59,200 0.35% ↔ 99.65% ↔
50 – 59 598 58,962 1.01% ▲ 98.99% ▼
60 – 69 1,249 39,899 3.13% ▲ 96.87% ▼
70 – 79 2,004 22,572 8.88% ▲ 91.12% ▼
80+ 3,665 14,856 24.67% ▲ 75.33% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – March 12, 2021

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 3,065,701 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,748 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 52,450 cases and 1,279 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) – 217 cases (+3 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 912 cases (+19)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 351 cases (+2)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 3,754 cases (+63)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 4,303 cases (+37)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 2,553 cases (+47)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,430 cases (+52)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, effective Friday, March 12, at 5 p.m., capacity limits will be lifted on outdoor and indoor dining, churches, businesses, and recreational establishments. Restaurants and bars will still be limited to seated and distanced service only.

On Thursday, Baltimore County announced plans to align with the state’s actions.

Learn more about Maryland’s vaccine distribution plan here.

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

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