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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to rise along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Mortality rates continued to decline during the same time period. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 20, 2020, there have been 177,086 cases of novel coronavirus …


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Person involved in Parkville BCPS food distribution program site tests positive for COVID-19

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools announced on Thursday that a person involved in the meal distribution program at Castle Drive and Holly Lane (21212) and on Solar Circle (21234) has recently tested positive for COVID-19. Meal distribution from the two sites will continue uninterrupted. Everyone who had close contact with this individual has been identified, notified, and will remain away …


BCPS launches COVID-19 data dashboard

TOWON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools has launched an online COVID-19 data dashboard that will be updated every Friday. The dashboard provides data on COVID-19 cases in Baltimore County Public Schools and Baltimore County based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Maryland Department of Health. On the dashboard, graphs and tables show the …

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

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations spiked along with the overall positivity rate over the past week.  Meanwhile, overall mortality rates continued to decline. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 13, 2020, there have been 161,789 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has …

Governor Hogan announces new dining, gathering restrictions [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has issued the following statement: “Statewide solutions remain the most effective public health actions, and I support the governor’s actions to protect the health of all Marylanders.  Baltimore County remains prepared to enforce these orders and do whatever we need to do to protect our residents from this disease.” Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations continue to rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations increased along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, November 6, 2020, there have been 151,505 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,587,697 tests. The statewide positivity …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate increases, hospitalizations rise

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations rose along with the overall positivity rate over the past week. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 30, 2020, there have been 144,314 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,389,678 tests. The statewide positivity …

State Superintendent continues to encourage return to in-person instruction

BALTIMORE, MD—At the October meeting of the State Board of Education, State Superintendent of Schools Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D. continued to encourage local school systems to safely return students to schools for in-person instruction in accordance with Stage 3 of Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for EducationMaryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education. State health metrics continue to remain among …