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April 16: Anne Arundel adds more than 6,100 vaccinations

Anne Arundel County providers vaccinated more than 6,100 people from Thursday to Friday.

As of April 12, the county is vaccinating everyone ages 16 and older. To get an appointment through the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, go to https://aacounty.org/covidvax on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 12 p.m.

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The mass vaccination site at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium opened Thursday and is accepting appointments. Walk-ups will not be accepted for the first week. To schedule an appointment, go to onestop.md.gov/preregistration.

The added inoculations mean 34.4% of Anne Arundel County residents have received one shot, and 23.8% are fully vaccinated. There are 199,587 residents total who received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine and 137,751 are fully vaccinated.

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Statewide, more than 1,535,111 people are fully vaccinated. The state has administered almost 99% of the vaccines on hand.

Anne Arundel County residents can call (410) 222-0225 or (410) 222-0047 to schedule a free ride to a vaccination appointment in the county or at the Navy stadium mass vaccination site. Operators will answer from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Residents can also use the Gold College Parkway bus route to reach the mass vaccination site for free. Residents age 55 and older or residents 18 and older with a disability can call (410) 222-4222 to schedule a ride to a vaccine appointment. Rides are $5.

COVID-19 cases

Anne Arundel County reported 140 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths Monday. Maryland reported 1,564 new cases and 16 new deaths.

The county case rate fell to 23 cases per 100,000 people, down from 24.7 the day prior.

The total number of confirmed infections since March 2020 is now 41,045, and at least 568 Anne Arundel County residents have died. Fourteen others are suspected of having died of the virus but were never tested.

Across the state, at least 433,359 infections have been recorded since March 2020, and at least 8,342 Marylanders have died of the virus.

About 7.45% of tests for the virus in Anne Arundel County came back positive. The statewide positivity rate reported Wednesday is 5.67%.

The state reported 1,232 Maryland residents are hospitalized with COVID-19. About 936 of those patients require acute care beds, and another 296 are receiving more serious care.

In Anne Arundel County, hospitalizations fell to 93 total patients, a slight decrease after cases rode sharply on Tuesday. Fifteen needed intensive care.

Data from the Anne Arundel County Department of Health shows the current seven-day average for ICU hospital beds in use is 70.9%. The seven-day average for acute beds in use is about 81.1%. The data reflects hospital occupancy for Anne Arundel Medical Center and the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, but it is a moving metric, as the hospitals can add or reduce capacity as needed.

ZIP code data

Here is an alphabetical breakdown of the number of cases in each ZIP code in Anne Arundel County as of Friday. The number of cases according to state data is in parentheses.

  • Annapolis (21401): 2,528 (2941)
  • Annapolis (21403): 2,373 (2551)
  • Annapolis (21405): 40 (50)
  • Annapolis (21409): 1,051 (1150)
  • Annapolis Junction (20701): 2 (35)
  • Arnold (21012): 1,126 (1283)
  • Brooklyn (21225): 972 (2604)
  • BWI Airport (21240): 0 (N/A)
  • Churchton (20733): 131 (155)
  • Crofton (21114): 1,316 (1553)
  • Crownsville (21032): 509 (658)
  • Curtis Bay (21226): 252 (498)
  • Davidsonville (21035): 427 (470)
  • Deale (20751): 113 (121)
  • Dunkirk (20754): 28 (345)
  • Edgewater (21037): 1,129 (1314)
  • Fort Meade (20755): (384)
  • Friendship (20758): 37 (39)
  • Galesville (20765): 29 (33)
  • Gambrills (21054): 690 (845)
  • Gibson Island (21056): 8 (N/A)
  • Glen Burnie (21060): 2,657 (3055)
  • Glen Burnie (21061): 4,063 (4487)
  • Hanover (21076): 1,210 (1637)
  • Harmans (21077): 18 (19)
  • Harwood (20776): 171(173)
  • Jessup (20794): 265 (1924)
  • Laurel (20724): 1,481 (1572)
  • Linthicum Heights (21090): 642 (737)
  • Lothian (20711): 478 (501)
  • Millersville (21108): 1,068 (1156)
  • Naval Academy (21402): (214)
  • North Beach (20714): 18 (202)
  • Odenton (21113): 1,895 (2089)
  • Owings (20736): 3 (419)
  • Pasadena (21122): 4,272 (4735)
  • Riva (21140): 153 (179)
  • Severn (21144): 2,353 (2546)
  • Severna Park (21146): 1,497 (1853)
  • Shady Side (20764): 189 (209)
  • Tracys Landing (20779): 56 (60)
  • West River (20778): 90 (100)

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