BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After days of general decline, hospitalizations have gone up slightly in Maryland, according to new state numbers.

Hospitalizations grew from 1,279 to 1,315 as of Tuesday morning, an increase of 36 people.

The latest numbers show there are 47,687 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, and 2,217 people have died from the virus, with another 116 probable deaths.

Over the course of the pandemic, 8,179 people have been hospitalized due to the virus, with 520 people in ICUs and 795 in acute care. Throughout the pandemic, 3,334 people have been released from isolation.

At this time, 206,800 Marylanders have tested negative for the virus.

Prince George’s and Montgomery counties continue to be the most affected counties in the number of cases.

Top ZIPs (7-12):
20904 – White Oak, Mont. Co. (781)
20782 – Hyattsville, PG Co. (771)
20737 – Riverdale Park, PG Co. (681)
20903 – Silver Spring, Mont. Co. (679)
20877 – Gaithersburg, Mont. Co. (663)
20785 – Landover, PG Co. (627)https://t.co/OUBQFweSJV

— Paul Gessler (@PaulGessler) May 26, 2020

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Here’s a breakdown of cases (and deaths) by county:

Allegany176(14)
Anne Arundel3,394(151)8*
Baltimore City4,997(227)9*
Baltimore County5,498(297)15*
Calvert308(14)2*
Caroline243
Carroll811(78)2*
Cecil353(21)
Charles1,001(68)2*
Dorchester130(2)
Frederick1,746(94)7*
Garrett10
Harford795(45)3*
Howard1,732(49)4*
Kent158(15)
Montgomery10,291(531)36*
Prince George’s13,819(484)22*
Queen Anne’s151(12)
St. Mary’s400(15)
Somerset73(2)
Talbot86(1)
Washington413(12)
Wicomico908(22)
Worcester194(10)1*
Data not available(53)5*

Here’s a breakdown of cases by age and gender (deaths) across the state:

0-9 1,068
10-19 1,979 (1)
20-29 6,480 (12) 1*
30-39 8,807 (28) 4*
40-49 8,644 (65) 4*
50-59 7,888 (151) 10*
60-69 5,678 (351) 12*
70-79 3,681 (550) 15*
80 3,462 (1,007) 65*
Data not available (52) 5*

Female 24,816 (1,091) 69*
Male 22,871 (1,126) 47*

Here’s a breakdown of cases by race (deaths) across the state:

African-American (NH) 14,116 (921) 37*
Asian (NH) 907 (83) 6*
White (NH) 9,484 (924) 60*
Hispanic 11,819 (199) 7*
Other (NH) 2,317 (30)
Data not available 9,044 (60) 6*

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

Mike Hellgren

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