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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports lowest number of new cases since March 31

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations have now dropped for 22 consecutive days.

As of Thursday morning, there have been 63,229 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate has now fallen to 5.43%, down from Wednesday’s 5.81%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 6.47%, down from Wednesday’s 6.58%.  Harford County’s positivity rate stands at 2.64%, down from Wednesday’s 2.83%.

There have been 2,886 related deaths and 660 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 42 patients since Wednesday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 22 consecutive days. There have been 384,379 negative test results.

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,371 COVID-19 cases and and 415 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,036 cases and 59 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 415 COVID-19 deaths, 290 (around 70%) 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) – 157 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 30 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 23 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 82 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 16 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 49 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 19 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 521 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 377 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 357 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 536 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 214 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 363 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 535,444 COVID-19 tests,” said Governor Hogan on Thursday. “The statewide positivity rate has dropped to 5.43%, ICU beds have fallen to their lowest level since April 5, and the state is reporting its lowest number of new cases since March 31.”

Additional data and charts can be viewed below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200618

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200618

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