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ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 27th straight day, drop below 600

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UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here.

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations had dropped for the 27th consecutive day.

As of Tuesday morning, there have been 65,007 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 5.06%, largely unchanged from Monday’s 5.03%.

There have been 2,963 related deaths and 561 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 41 patients since Monday.  COVID-19 hospitalizations in Maryland have now fallen for 27 consecutive days. There have been 418,528 negative test results.

Baltimore County has confirmed 7,635 COVID-19 cases and and 435 deaths while Harford County has confirmed 1,064 cases and 58 deaths (editor’s note: for the sake of accuracy, “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).  Of Baltimore County’s 435 COVID-19 deaths, 290 (around 67%) 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) – 163 cases
  • 21047 (Fallston) – 30 cases
  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 24 cases
  • 21085 (Joppa) – 85 cases
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 19 cases
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 51 cases
  • 21156 (Upper Falls) – 0 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 22 cases
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 539 cases
  • 21220 (Middle River) – 390 cases
  • 21221 (Essex) – 371 cases
  • 21234 (Parkville/Carney) – 567 cases
  • 21236 (Nottingham) – 227 cases
  • 21237 (Rosedale) – 375 cases

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

As of Friday, June 19, Baltimore County and Harford County have each allowed additional reopenings under Stage Two of Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery as indicated in the graphic below.

“Today, Washington County became the fifth jurisdiction to reach our goal of testing 10 percent of its population,” said Governor Hogan on Tuesday. “We continue to encourage Marylanders to be tested for #COVID19 at one of our nearly 180 testing sites across the state.”

“Baltimore City leads large jurisdictions with 9.3% of its population tested,” Hogan added. “I want to commend (Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young) and (Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, MD) for their efforts to prioritize testing. We continue to make abundant testing supplies available to local leaders and communities.”

Additional charts and data are available below.

Baltimore County Additional Stage Two Reopening Guidelines 20200619

Maryland COVID-19 Percentage of Population Tested 20200623

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200623

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200623

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