ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations fall for 27th straight day, drop below 600

UPDATE: View the latest zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations had dropped for the 27th consecutive day. As of Tuesday morning, there have been 65,007 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland.  The statewide positivity rate is now at 5.06%, largely unchanged from Monday’s 5.03%. […]

Baltimore City moves to allow outdoor dining at area restaurants

BALTIMORE, MD—On Thursday, Baltimore City Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that restaurants with outdoor dining permits can begin serving patrons outside at 5 p.m., on Friday, May 29th. “After consulting with our Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, and reviewing Baltimore City’s health data on COVID-19, we will move forward with allowing outdoor dining,” Mayor Young said. “I want to […]

Second coronavirus case confirmed in Baltimore City

BALTIMORE, MD—A second case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Baltimore City. On Monday afternoon, Mayor Bernard C. Jack Young announced that the Maryland Department of Health confirmed that a woman in her 20s tested positive for COVID-19. “Everyone in Baltimore City has to take seriously the need to practice social distancing, in additional to increased hand washing,” said Mayor […]