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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, positivity rate falls

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate fell while total hospitalizations rose over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, December 25, 2020, there have been 263,160 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 5,507,948 tests, including more than 42,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 7.11%, a decrease from last Friday’s 7,77%.

There have been 5,493 related deaths and 1,721 individuals are currently hospitalized – an increase of 35 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 424 ICU beds are currently in use, an increase of 25 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (3,955/5,493).

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the mortality rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains under 4.00% for those residents under 70 years of age. The mortality rate for all age groups continued to fall or flatten over the past week.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 1 11,793 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 4 23,753 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 27 48,920 0.06% ↔ 99.94% ↔
30 – 39 61 46,453 0.13% ▼ 99.87% ▲
40 – 49 166 40,890 0.41% ↔ 99.59% ↔
50 – 59 427 39,365 1.08% ▼ 98.92% ▲
60 – 69 850 26,275 3.23% ▼ 96.77% ▲
70 – 79 1,386 15,157 9.14% ▼ 90.86% ▲
80+ 2,569 10,554 24.34% ▼ 75.66% ▲

Source: Maryland Department of Health – December 25, 2020

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Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 2,471,804 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,272 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 37,098 COVID-19 cases and and 870 deaths (note: “probable” deaths are not included in these totals).

Zip Code Report

Case breakdown by zip code in NottinghamMD.com’s coverage area:

  • 21057 (Glen Arm) – 134 cases (+9 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 610 cases (+28)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 225 cases (+17)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 2,778 cases (+105)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 3,006 cases (+147)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 1,733 cases (+112)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 1,680 cases (+58)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Additional charts and data from the Maryland Department of Health can be viewed online here.

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