Maryland Department of Health is reporting 57 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Maryland on March 17th. This is a jump of 20 confirmed cases from what was reported on March 16th. Here are the numbers by county:

  • 24 in Montgomery County
  • 14 in Prince George’s County
  • 6 in Baltimore County
  • 3 Howard County
  • 3 Anne Arundel County
  • 2 in Harford County
  • 1 Charles County
  • 1 Carroll County
  • 1 Baltimore City
  • 1 Talbot County
  • 1 Frederick County

Now I am not sure how valid these numbers are this morning. We have been told that there are actually 4 cases in Howard County now…and…Baltimore City has reported a second case (so maybe the real number is 59 today).

Not sure why these numbers from the state do not reflect what has been reported…but something to watch going forward.

Here is the site to keep an eye on in Howard County for updates:

Here is a site to watch for information on Maryland cases:

The Washington Post has some interesting (albeit not totally up to date) tracking information for the DMV area (

This is a good site to keep up to date with the latest coronavirus announcements worldwide:  (Worldometer) or (Johns Hopkins)

Scott E


  1. Hi, Scotte,
    Just a heads up for future publications from a former English teacher:

    albeit (not all be it)
    [ôlˈbēit, alˈbēit]
    “he was making progress, albeit rather slowly”
    although · even though/if · in spite of the fact that · despite the fact that · notwithstanding the fact that · notwithstanding that · for all that · while · whilst · granted that · even supposing · despite the possibility that · however · yet · but

    Love your blog!

    • Thanks for the heads up…article updated. Appreciate the teachers out there reading the blog and looking out for me.

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