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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: COVID-19 hospitalizations drop again, case rate falls to six-month low


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan this week reported that the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations and positivity rate fell once again.

“As Maryland nears 5 million COVID-19 vaccines administered, our case rate is now at a six-month low (12.3 per 100K),” said Governor Hogan. “Total COVID-19 hospitalizations and our seven-day positivity rate declined as well.”

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, May 7, 2021, there have been 452,035 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 9,874,331 tests, including more than 41,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.53%, a decrease from last Friday’s 3.72%.

A total of 8,642 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 859 are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 183 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 219 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 50 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (6,097/8,642).

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the mortality rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains under 3.50% for residents under 70 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 3 25,053 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 6 46,247 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 41 82,973 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 91 77,404 0.12% ▲ 99.88% ▼
40 – 49 247 67,514 0.37% ↔ 99.63% ↔
50 – 59 717 67,470 1.06% ▲ 98.94% ▼
60 – 69 1,437 44,935 3.20% ▲ 96.80% ▼
70 – 79 2,196 24,694 8.89% ▼ 91.01% ▲
80+ 3,901 15,715 24.82% ▲ 75.18% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – May 7, 2021

There have now been 3,374,543 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 10,302 patients have been released from isolation.


Baltimore County has confirmed 64,325 cases and 1,457 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) – 255 cases (+1 since last Friday)
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 439 cases (+1)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 1,108 cases (+9)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 426 cases (+4)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 4,801 cases (+122)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 5,328 cases (+72)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 3,220 cases (+37)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,948 cases (+37)

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, due to continued improving metrics, masks and face covering would no longer be required outdoors.  All restrictions on outdoor dining were also eliminated.  Baltimore County will remain aligned with the state.

The Baltimore County Public Library will soon be reopening to the public, as will Baltimore County’s senior centers.

All Marylanders may now register to receive a vaccine at http://covidvax.maryland.gov.

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

 

 

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