Maryland Department of Health is reporting 18 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 2 from yesterday) and 149 cases in Maryland (up 42 from yesterday) on March 20th. Here are the numbers by county:

  • 51 in Montgomery County
  • 31 in Prince George’s County
  • 18 Howard County
  • 13 in Baltimore County
  • 11 Baltimore City
  • 9 Anne Arundel County
  • 5 in Harford County
  • 4 Carroll County
  • 2 Charles County
  • 1 Talbot County
  • 1 Frederick County
  • 1 Calvert County
  • 1 Wicomico County (New county on the list)
  • 1 Worcester County (New county on the list)

Cases by Age Range:

  • Under 18 : 3 (2%)
  • 18-64 : 111 (75%)
  • 65+ : 35 (23%)

Number of cases over time in Maryland: (source)

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. Oh My! look how it crossed the Bay Bridge to the Eastern Shore. Could it have been all those parents treating the situation like a snow day or an extended spring break to enjoy at the beach? The retirees and older folks living in these sleepy little farm and beach towns that have very little business late fall-early spring are now hopping with families that are raiding the grocery stores and flooding into the few open businesses. This is how germs/disease spread, folks! Stay home out of respect for other people. My guess is that by next week there will be many more cases reported from the shore area with the older population most affected…..and not many health care facilities in that area.

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