Confirmed Coronavirus Case Total In Baltimore County At 24,594

Kristin Danley-Greiner
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BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD — As of Monday, Baltimore County has a total of 24,594 positive new coronavirus cases, according to the Baltimore County Health Department, and 668 deaths. The state has 167,656 confirmed cases and 4,160 deaths total, reports the Maryland Department of Health. More than 18,688 people have been hospitalized.

The number of confirmed cases in Baltimore County nursing homes stands at 1,836. The number of death cases in Baltimore County nursing homes is at 226.

The following zip codes have the highest confirmed case counts in Baltimore County as of Nov. 16:

  • 21234 with 1,827 cases

  • 21117 with 1,657 cases

  • 21228 with 1,550 cases

  • 21222 with 1,466 cases

  • 21220 with 1,414 cases

The county health department has its own website created to monitor the situation, broken down by new cases per day and other data.

The CDC advises doing the following to stop the spread of the virus:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If this is not available, use hand sanitizer that is at least 60 percent alcohol.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

  • Keep 6 feet of space between people.

  • Stay home when you are sick.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

This article originally appeared on the Dundalk Patch