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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Thursday that over 1,000 patients have been released from isolation in Maryland during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the curve continues to flatten.
As of Thursday morning, there were 15,737 COVID-19 cases in Maryland.
There have been 680 related deaths, 3,477 hospitalizations, 64,363 negative test results, and 1,040 individuals had been released from isolation.
Baltimore County has confirmed 2,132 COVID-19 cases and and 62 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 280 cases and 2 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, NottinghamMD.com is not including deaths categorized as “probable”).
Case breakdown by zip code in northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County…
- 21040 (Edgewood) – 48 cases
- 21047 (Fallston) – 9 cases
- 21057 (Glen Arm) – 0 cases
- 21085 (Joppa) – 18 cases
- 21087 (Kingsville) – 8 cases
- 21128 (Perry Hall) – 22 cases
- 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
- 21162 (White Marsh) – 0 cases
- 21206 (Overlea) – 146 cases
- 21220 (Middle River) – 61 cases
- 21221 (Essex) – 62 cases
- 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 191 cases
- 21236 (Nottingham) – 62 cases
- 21237 (Rosedale) – 85 cases
In other good news, the U.S. has already passed the projected peak hospital resource use date (4/17) and the date of the projected peak in deaths per day (4/15), according to HealthData.org.
Additionally, new data indicates that the fatality rate from COVID-19 may be much lower than originally thought, according to the Wall Street Journal.
On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan is set to introduce the Maryland Strong Roadmap to Recovery, his plan to reopen the state of Maryland. The plan was developed in consultation with doctors and public health experts and it will be a safe, effective, and gradual plan to allow the state to reopen, to rebuild, and to recover as soon as it is safe to do so, according to Governor Hogan.
The governor’s recovery plan has 4 components that he says must be solidly in place before lifting any restrictions:
- Expanded testing
- Increased hospital surge capacity
- Increased supply of PPE
- Robust contact tracing operation
Additional data and charts can be viewed below…