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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: COVID-19 positivity rate plummets, hospitalizations fall again

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate tumbled and hospitalizations fell once again over the past week.

Officials say that over 4.6 million Marylanders have now been vaccinated.

Previous zip code reports can be viewed here.

Overall Metrics

As of Friday, April 30, 2021, there have been 447,401 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 9,689,373 tests, including more than 35,000 tests over the past 24 hours.

The statewide positivity rate stands at 3.72%, a noticeable decrease from last Friday’s 5.10%.

A total of 8,555 Marylanders have died with COVID-19 and 1,042 are currently hospitalized – a decrease of 146 hospitalizations since last Friday.  A total of 269 ICU beds are currently in use, a decrease of 20 beds since last Friday.

More than 70% of Maryland’s COVID-19 fatalities have been among those over 70 years of age (6,054/8,555).

Maryland COVID-19 Mortality Rate by Age Group

Thus far, the mortality rate for coronavirus in Maryland remains under 3.50% for residents under 70 years of age.

Age Group Deaths Cases Mortality Rate Survival Rate
0 – 9 3 24,587 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
10 – 19 6 45,550 0.01% ↔ 99.99% ↔
20 – 29 41 82,127 0.05% ↔ 99.95% ↔
30 – 39 87 76,592 0.11% ↔ 99.89% ↔
40 – 49 248 66,914 0.37% ▲ 99.63% ▼
50 – 59 703 66,873 1.05% ▲ 98.95% ▼
60 – 69 1,410 44,595 3.16% ▲ 96.84% ▼
70 – 79 2,183 24,524 8.90% ▲ 91.00% ▼
80+ 3,871 15,639 24.75% ▲ 75.25% ▼

Source: Maryland Department of Health – April 30, 2021

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There have now been 3,338,538 negative COVID-19 test results in Maryland and 10,236 patients have been released from isolation.

Baltimore County has confirmed 63,446 cases and 1,433 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) – 254 cases (+3 since last Friday)
  • 21087 (Kingsville) – 438 cases (+17)
  • 21128 (Perry Hall) – 1,099 cases (+27)
  • 21162 (White Marsh) – 422 cases (+6)
  • 21206 (Overlea) – 4,679 cases (+91)
  • 21234 (Hillendale/Parkville/Carney) – 5,256 cases (+107)
  • 21236 (Overlea/Fullerton/Nottingham) – 3,183 cases (+58)
  • 21237 (Rossville/Rosedale) – 2,911 cases (+52)

Earlier this week, Governor Larry Hogan announced that, due to continued improving metrics, masks and face covering would no longer be required outdoors.  All restrictions on outdoor dining were also eliminated.  Baltimore County officials have announced plans to remain aligned with the state.

View the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery here.

All Marylanders may now register to receive a vaccine at http://covidvax.maryland.gov.

 

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