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

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their downward trend.

As of Monday morning, there have been 62,032 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 6.55%, a decrease from Sunday’s 6.72%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.52%, largely unchanged from Sunday’s 6.51%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 3.43%. an increase from Sunday’s 3.13%.

There have been 2,817 related deaths and 745 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 6 hospitalizations since Sunday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 19 consecutive days.

There have been 359,076 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,817 deaths, 1,347 (roughly 48 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,19 COVID-19 cases and and 403 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,019 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 403 COVID-19 deaths, 308 (around 76%) have occurred within nursing home communities.

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

[NOTE: As of 11 a.m. on Monday, the state’s COVID-19 zip code dashboard has not yet been updated.  The data below is as of Sunday, June 14.]

  • 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 resumed 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 reopen at up to 50% capacity, along with casinos, arcades, and malls.  Pool halls, VFWs, American Legion posts, and other social clubs can 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 conducted more than 500,000 COVID-19 tests, and over the past eight weeks we have increased testing by 510%,” said Governor Hogan on Monday. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 6.55%, and the positivity rate is now in single digits in all 24 of Maryland’s jurisdictions.”

“Maryland’s current total COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped to 745, and ICU beds have dropped below 300 for the first time since April 6,” Hogan added. “Confirmed deaths over the last seven days have dropped by more than 25% compared to the previous seven days.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200615

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200615

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200615

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200615

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