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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations reach lowest level in 10 weeks

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their downward trend for the 18th straight day.

As of Sunday morning, there have been 61,701 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 6.72%, a decrease from Saturday’s 6.77%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.51%, an increase from Saturday’s 6.24%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 3.13%, a decrease from Saturday’s 3.21%.

There have been 2,811 related deaths and 751 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 48 hospitalizations since Saturday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 18 consecutive days.

There have been 353,608 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,811 deaths, 1,347 (roughly 48 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,151 COVID-19 cases and and 401 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,009 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 401 COVID-19 deaths, 308 (around 77%) 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) – 150 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) – 19 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 503 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 366 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 343 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 519 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 205 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 352 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Last 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, June 12, 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 492,305 COVID-19 tests, and the statewide positivity rate has dropped to 6.72%,” said Governor Hogan on Sunday morning. “Total current hospitalizations have fallen by more than 200 over the last four days, and are now at their lowest level in 10 weeks.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200614

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200614

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200614

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200614

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