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COVID-19 REPORT: Maryland surpasses 100K cases, 3,500 deaths

UPDATE: View the latest COVID-19 reports here.

Original story below…


NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Sunday reported that the state of Maryland had surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases and 3,500 deaths.

As of Sunday, there have been 100,212 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 519 cases since Saturday. A total of 25,572 tests were performed over the past 24 hours.  Maryland has now conducted 1,616,782 tests.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.42%, largely unchanged from Saturday’s 3.43%.  Baltimore County’s positivity rate stands at 3.48%, a decrease from Saturday’s 3.65%.

There have been 3,502 related deaths and 475 individuals are currently hospitalized…an increase of 3 deaths and 15 hospitalizations since Saturday.  A total of 115 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 8 beds since Saturday.

Approximately 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (2,461/3,502), as seen in the chart below from the Maryland Department of Health.

The updated Maryland COVID-19 mortality rate by age group can be viewed here.

There have now been 1,042,198 negative test results and 6,004 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 13,941 COVID-19 cases and and 552 (+1) deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).

Case breakdown by zip code in’s coverage area:

  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 180 cases (0)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 69 cases (0)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 1,192 (+5)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 546 cases (+2)
    21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 669 cases (+4)

Previous COVID-19 reports can be viewed here.

“Maryland is now reporting a seven-day positivity rate of 3.42%,” said Governor Larry Hogan on Sunday. “Our daily positivity has reached a new record low of 2.67%. There are 475 total COVID-19 hospitalizations and 115 ICU beds in use.”

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data from the Maryland Department of Health can be found below.

Maryland COVID-19 Hospitalizations 20200816

Maryland COVID-19 Testing Positivity 20200816

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths 20200816

Maryland COVID-19 Deaths by Age Group 20200816

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