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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: COVID-19 positivity rate tumbles, hospitalizations continue to fall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state’s COVID-19 hospitalizations and positivity rate dropped drastically once again over the past week.

“Maryland is reporting over 5.44 million COVID-19 vaccinations as our key health metrics continue to decline, with a significant drop in COVID-19 hospitalizations today,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Friday.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, May 14, 2021, there have been 455,257 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 10,050,073 tests, including more than 35,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 2.60%, a significant decrease from last Friday’s 3.53%.

A total of 8,716 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 680 are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 179 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 191 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 28 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (6,131/8,716).

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

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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 25,415 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 6 46,740 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 41 83,534 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 94 77,977 0.12% ↔ 99.88% ↔
40 – 49 251 67,929 0.37% ↔ 99.63% ↔
50 – 59 732 67,866 1.08% ▲ 98.92% ▼
60 – 69 1,456 45,188 3.22% ▲ 96.78% ▼
70 – 79 2,213 24,832 8.91% ▲ 91.09% ▲
80+ 3,918 15,776 24.84% ▲ 75.16% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – May 14, 2021

There have now been 3,409,952 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 10,470 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 64,882 cases and 1,468 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) – 257 cases (+2 since last Friday)
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 441 cases (+2)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 1,116 cases (+8)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 426 cases (+0)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 4,861 cases (+60)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 5,375 cases (+47)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 3,245 cases (+25)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,978 cases (+30)

Governor Hogan this week announced that all indoor and outdoor capacity restrictions will be lifted on Saturday, May 15th.  Baltimore County plans to continue to align with the state.

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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