Maryland Department of Health is reporting 49 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 15 from yesterday) and 580 cases in Maryland (up 157 from yesterday) on March 26th. Here are the numbers by county:

Anne Arundel – 41
Baltimore City – 72
Baltimore County – 81
Calvert – 7
Caroline – 1
Carroll – 7
Cecil – 4
Charles – 10
Frederick – 14
Garrett – 3
Harford – 9
Howard – 49
Kent – 1
Montgomery – 164
Prince George’s – 101
Queen Anne’s – 1
St. Mary’s – 4
Somerset – 1
Talbot – 1
Washington – 2
Wicomico – 5
Worcester – 2

Deaths from Coronavirus in Maryland:

  • 4
    • 0 in Howard County

Cases by Age Range:

  • Under 18 : 6 (1%)
  • 18-64 : 461 (79.5%)
  • 65+ : 113 (19.5%)

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

Notable items on the report today…

  • The State of Maryland now has 580 confirmed cases of #COVID19—an increase of 157 new cases, which is by far the largest one-day increase to date.
  • Howard County Health Department is now reporting 52 cases (the state is only reporting 49 cases). 15 new cases (using the state number) in the county is the biggest 1 day jump so far during this outbreak.
  • Prince George’s County now is the second county with more than 100 confirmed cases.
  • Maryland Department of Health has added new categories to their reporting that include: (1) hospitalizations and (2) cases released from isolation

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