Maryland Department of Health is reporting 16 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 8 from yesterday) and 107 cases in Maryland (up 22 from yesterday) on March 19th. Here are the numbers by county:

  • 33 in Montgomery County
  • 23 in Prince George’s County
  • 16 Howard County
  • 12 in Baltimore County
  • 8 Baltimore City
  • 5 Anne Arundel County
  • 3 in Harford County
  • 2 Charles County
  • 2 Carroll County
  • 1 Talbot County
  • 1 Frederick County
  • 1 Calvert County (new county on the list)

Announced in the press conference from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today: Among today’s new cases is a 5-year-old girl in Howard County. It’s the first case of a child contracting the virus in Maryland.

No update from Howard County Health Department yet this morning (that I have seen) about the 8 new cases being reported at the state level…they are actually still reporting 8 cases on their website. I am curious if County Executive Ball will make an announcement today about the 5 year old. I will keep an eye out.

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