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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate drops below 4%, hospitalizations fall to less than 1,000

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the statewide COVID-19 positivity rate and total hospitalizations continued to decline over the past week.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, February 26, 2021, there have been 380,436 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 7,804,095 tests, including more than 48,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.66%, down from last Friday’s 4.12%.

A total of 7,656 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 943 individuals are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 73 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 245 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 27 beds since last Friday. Maryland’s positivity rate and hospitalizations have continued to fall steadily since late January.

More than 72% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (5,541/7,656).

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.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 3 18,909 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
10 – 19 6 36,426 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
20 – 29 34 69,089 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 74 65,363 0.11% ↔ 99.89% ↔
40 – 49 206 57,715 0.36% ↔ 99.64% ↔
50 – 59 576 57,385 1.00% ↔ 99.00% ↔
60 – 69 1,214 38,861 3.12% ▲ 96.88% ▼
70 – 79 1,951 22,080 8.84% ▲ 91.16% ▼
80+ 3,590 14,608 24.58% ▲ 75.42% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – February 26, 2021

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Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 2,986,551 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,643 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 50,669 cases and 1,244 deaths with COVID-19 (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) – 206 cases (+3 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 883 cases (+8)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 347 cases (+4)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 3,632 cases (+47)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 4,166 cases (+70)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 2,457 cases (+40)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,327 cases (+36)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

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

More COVID-19 coverage from NottinghamMD.com can be found here.

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