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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 20th consecutive day

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


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

As of Tuesday morning, there have been 62,409 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate has now fallen to 6.20%, a decrease from Monday’s 6.55%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.74%, a slight increase from Monday’s 6.52%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 3.04%, a decrease from Monday’s 6.43%.

There have been 2,851 related deaths and 742 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 3 hospitalizations since Monday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 20 consecutive days.

There have been 366,816 negative test results. Of Maryland’s 2,851 deaths, 1,347 (roughly 47 percent) have been in congregate facility settings (nursing homes).

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,248 COVID-19 cases and and 406 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,023 cases and 56 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 406 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:

  • 21040 (Edgewood) – 154 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) – 509 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 371 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 352 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 531 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 213 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 358 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 has now completed 511,288 COVID-19 tests, including 10,497 in the past 24 hours,” said Governor Hogan on Tuesday. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 6.20%. Hospitalization metrics continue to decline, with 742 total beds currently in use.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate by County 20200616

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200616

Maryland COVID-19 Positivity Rate 20200616

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200616

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