Maryland Department of Health is reporting 117 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 21 from yesterday) and 1,660 cases in Maryland (up 247 from yesterday) on March 31st.

Here is the new daily update video from Scott E’s Blog on YouTube:

Notable items reported over the past 24 hours noted in the video:

(Image) “Stay At Home Order”: https://scotteblog.com/2020/03/30/maryland-governor-hogan-is-issuing-a-stay-at-home-order-effective-8-pm-on-march-30th/

(Image) The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks is closing recreational areas: https://scotteblog.com/2020/03/30/the-howard-county-department-of-recreation-and-parks-is-closing-basketball-courts-tennis-courts-and-other-recreational-areas/

(Image) Pleasant View Nursing facility in Mt. Airy: https://twitter.com/RamirezReports/status/1244749105034903552?s=20

(Image) HCPSS Elementary Students teacher led education on April 20th: https://scotteblog.com/2020/03/30/howard-county-public-school-system-elementary-distance-learning-to-begin-april-20/

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of Confirmed Cases: 1660
Number of negative test results: 14,868
Number of Deaths: 18
Hospitalizations: 429 ever hospitalized
Released From Isolation: 53

Cases by County:

Anne Arundel 127
Baltimore City 187
Baltimore County 227
Calvert 15
Caroline 4
Carroll 92
Cecil 14
Charles 40
Frederick 33
Garrett 3
Harford 25
Howard 117
Kent 3
Montgomery 388
Prince George’s 341
Queen Anne’s 4
St. Mary’s 15
Somerset 1
Talbot 3
Washington 11
Wicomico 7
Worcester 3

Cases by Age Range and Gender:

0-9 6
10-19 32
20-29 215
30-39 290
40-49 304
50-59 335
60-69 260
70-79 157
80+ 61
Female: 856, Male: 804

Here are important links with data on Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers:

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

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

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

Scott E