This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), depicts the exterior structure of the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Image courtesy of CDC.

Maryland reported that 51 more residents have died from coronavirus-related complications, and there are 41 more Marylanders currently hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday morning.

At least 255,397 Marylanders have tested positive for COVID-19, while 2,435,353 have tested negative as of Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.

The state’s coronavirus caseload grew by 2,324, an increase of 0.91%.

Maryland reported 55,698 test results on Tuesday, and the state has completed a total of 5,380,189 coronavirus tests to date.

On average, 7.47% of the state’s COVID-19 tests over the last seven days have come back positive.

The seven-day average rate of positive tests yesterday was 7.92% for Marylanders younger than 35 and 7.23% for Marylanders older than 35.

There are currently 1,717 Marylanders hospitalized due to COVID-19, including 1,317 who are in acute care and 400 who are in intensive care.

The number of acute care patients climbed by 40 while the number of intensive care patients rose by one.

Maryland has hospitalized a total of 24,955 coronavirus patients to date.

A total of 5,353 Marylanders have died from COVID-19, and another 166 deaths are suspected to be related to coronavirus.

As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, there have been 51,006 confirmed cases in Prince George’s County; 42,551 in Montgomery County; 36,334 in Baltimore County; 29,865 in Baltimore City; 22,120 in Anne Arundel County; 10,370 in Howard County; 9,876 in Frederick County; 7,911 in Harford County; 6,885 in Washington County; 5,592 in Charles County; 5,123 in Allegany County; 4,705 in Carroll County; 4,271 in Wicomico County; 3,256 in Cecil County; 2,958 in St. Mary’s County; 2,032 in Calvert County; 1,903 in Worcester County; 1,617 in Somerset County; 1,478 in Queen Anne’s County; 1,325 in Garrett County; 1,281 in Dorchester County; 1,231 in Caroline County; 1,046 in Talbot County; and 661 in Kent County, according to the dashboard.

Maryland has confirmed 11,398 cases in people age 9 or younger; 23,016 in people ages 10-19; 47,619 in people ages 20-29; 45,177 in people ages 30-39; 39,719 in people ages 40-49; 38,113 in people ages 50-59; 25,423 in people ages 60-69; 14,656 in people ages 70-79; and 10,276 in people age 80 or older.

The state has identified 134,224 of the confirmed COVID-19 patients as female and 121,173 as male.

Of the Marylanders who have tested positive for COVID-19, 74,860 are Black, 45,308 are Hispanic, 81,219 are white, 5,220 are Asian, 11,699 are another race, and data is not available for the remaining 37,091.

Nationwide, there have been at least 18,057,172 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, including at least 319,827 deaths. The U.S. has conducted more than 232.2 million coronavirus tests to date as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to a real-time dashboard created by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

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Marcus Dieterle

Marcus Dieterle is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. He returned to Baltimore in 2020 after working as the deputy editor of the Cecil Whig newspaper in Elkton, Md. He can be reached at marcus@baltimorefishbowl.com...