This was announced in the press conference held by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on March 19, 2020:

“Among today’s new cases is a 5 year old girl in Howard County who has tested positive for COVID-19. The first case of a child contracting the virus here in Maryland”. See that part of the announcement here:

You can watch the full press conference here:

Maryland Department of Health reports 16 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Howard County and 107 cases in Maryland on March 19th. You can read that article here:

If more details are released from Howard County officials I will update the blog.

Scott E