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COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland hospitalizations fall as positivity rate ticks slightly higher

UPDATE: View the latest COVID-19 reports here.

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NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations had fallen over the past 24 hours while the positivity rate had ticked slightly higher.

As of Thursday morning, there have been 75,664 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The statewide positivity rate is now at 4.61%, a slight increase from Wednesday’s 4.49%. Baltimore County’s positivity rate now stands at 5.43%, an increase from Wednesday’s 5.14%.

There have been 3,215 related deaths and 436 individuals are currently hospitalized…a decrease of 11 patients since Wednesday. There have been 616,865 negative test results.

Baltimore County has confirmed 9,261 COVID-19 cases and and 482 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in the totals below).

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area:

  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 86 cases
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 39 cases
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 732 cases
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 315 cases

Previous COVID-19 reports can be viewed here.

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data can be found below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200716

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200716

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200716

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