Maryland Department of Health is reporting 26 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 2 from yesterday) and 288 cases in Maryland (up 44 from yesterday) on March 23rd. Here are the numbers by county:

Anne Arundel – 20
Baltimore City – 31
Baltimore County – 35
Calvert – 1
Caroline – 1
Carroll – 5
Cecil – 1
Charles – 5
Frederick – 2
Garrett – 3 (New County Added)
Harford – 5
Howard – 26
Montgomery – 94
Prince George’s – 47
Queen Anne’s – 1 (New County Added)
St. Mary’s – 1
Somerset – 1
Talbot – 1
Washington- 2
Wicomico – 4
Worcester – 2

Deaths from Coronavirus in Maryland:

  • 3
    • 0 in Howard County

Cases by Age Range:

  • Under 18 : 3 (1%)
  • 18-64 : 236 (82%)
  • 65+ : 49 (17%)

Tracking the number of cases over time in Maryland and Howard County:

Notable items on the report today…

  • 2 new counties on the list (Garrett and Queen Anne’s)
  • Howard County Health Department is reporting “As of March 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm there are 28 cases in Howard”. So once again the numbers are off from the state numbers a little.

Here is the site to keep an eye on in Howard County for updates: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/MM-Alerts-and-Recalls

Here is a site to watch for information on Maryland cases: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/Pages/Novel-coronavirus.aspx.

The Washington Post has some interesting (albeit not totally up to date) tracking information for the DMV area (https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/local/dc-maryland-virginia-coronavirus-cases/?itid=lk_inline_manual_4)

This is a good site to keep up to date with the latest coronavirus announcements worldwide:  (Worldometer) https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ or (Johns Hopkins) https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html.

Scott E