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COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations rise, positivity rate remains flat

UPDATE: View the latest COVID-19 reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations increased over the past 24 hours while the positivity rate remained flat.

As of Tuesday morning, there have been 74,260 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.64%, largely unchanged from Monday’s 4.63%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate now stands at 5.08%, a decrease from Monday’s 5.13%.

There have been 3,202 related deaths and 415 individuals are currently hospitalized…an increase of 29 patients since Monday. There have been 591,809 negative test results.

Baltimore County has confirmed 8,990 COVID-19 cases and and 476 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area:

  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 81 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 36 cases
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 697 cases
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 298 cases

Previous COVID-19 reports can be viewed here.

“This morning, the state is reporting a seven-day positivity rate of 4.64%, with 415 current total hospitalizations for COVID-19,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday. “It is absolutely imperative that Marylanders remain cautious and vigilant: wear face coverings, practice physical distancing, and avoid gatherings.”

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data can be found below.

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