BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD — As of Monday, Baltimore County has a total of 9,828 positive new coronavirus cases, according to the Baltimore County Health Department, and 492 deaths. The state has 78,685 confirmed cases and 3,252 deaths total, reports the Maryland Department of Health. More than 11,897 people have been hospitalized.
The number of confirmed cases in Baltimore County nursing homes stands at 1,466. The number of death cases in Baltimore County nursing homes is at 215.
The following zip codes have the highest confirmed case counts in Baltimore County as of July 20:
21117 with 666 cases
21234 with 683 cases
21207 with 607 cases
21133 with 566 cases
21220 with 532 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.