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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall below 900

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, with hospitalizations falling below 900.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, March 5, 2021, there have been 385,678 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 8,024,078 tests, including more than 41,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.28%, down from last Friday’s 3.66%.

A total of 7,748 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 856 individuals are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 87 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 229 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 16 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 (5,606/7,748).

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 19,283 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
10 – 19 6 37,126 0.02% ↔ 99.98% ↔
20 – 29 35 70,120 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 75 66,217 0.11% ↔ 99.89% ↔
40 – 49 206 58,371 0.35% ▼ 99.65% ▲
50 – 59 586 58,145 1.00% ↔ 99.00% ↔
60 – 69 1,229 39,341 3.12% ↔ 96.88% ↔
70 – 79 1,975 22,338 8.84% ↔ 91.16% ↔
80+ 3,631 14,737 24.64% ▲ 75.36% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – March 5, 2021

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Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

There have now been 3,024,949 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 9,701 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 51,492 cases and 1,257 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) – 214 cases (+8 since last Friday)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 893 cases (+10)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 349 cases (+2)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 3,691 cases (+59)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 4,266 cases (+60)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 2,506 cases (+49)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,378 cases (+51)

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

Learn more about Maryland’s vaccine distribution plan here.

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

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