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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 17th straight day

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Saturday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their downward trend for the 17th straight day.

As of Saturday morning, there have been 61,305 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 6.77%, a decrease from Friday’s 6.94%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.24%, a decrease from Friday’s 6.35%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 3.21%, an increase from Friday’s 2.90%.

There have been 2,799 related deaths and 799 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 37 hospitalizations since Friday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 17 consecutive days.

There have been 347,453 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,799 deaths, 1,347 (roughly 48 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,107 COVID-19 cases and and 395 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,004 cases and 55 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 395 COVID-19 deaths, 308 (around 78%) have occurred within nursing home communities.

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area of northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County:

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 149 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 29 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 80 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 15 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 47 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 18 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 495 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 361 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 342 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 515 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 205 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 351 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced additional reopenings that would be permitted under Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.

Effective at 5 p.m. on Friday, indoor dining was allowed to resume at Maryland restaurants at up to 50% capacity. Outdoor amusements, outdoor pools, rides, miniature golf, and go-kart tracks tracks also resumed with appropriate health and safety protocols.

Effective at 5p.m. on Friday, June 19, gyms and dance & martial arts studios will be permitted to reopen at up to 50% capacity, along with casinos, arcades, and malls.  Pool halls, VFWs, American Legion posts, and other social clubs may also reopen at up to 50% capacity at 5 p.m. on June 19th.

Baltimore County and Haford County have each aligned with the state and allowed additional reopening.

“Maryland has now completed 483,826 COVID-19 tests, including 10,555 in the past 24 hours,” said Governor Hogan on Saturday morning. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 6.77%. Total current hospitalizations have fallen below 800 for the first time since April 6.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200613

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200613

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200613

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200613

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